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  • Build the House Right the First Time

    27, Jul 2017
    Increase profitability by eliminating inefficiencyBy Charles C. Shinn Jr., PhDFounder, Builder Partnerships The home building industry operates very i...
  • Managing Cycle Time in a Tight Labor Market

    27, Jul 2017
    9 tips for improving production efficiency By Todd UllomBuilder Partnerships Consultant In the February issue of Monthly Briefing, Ed Hauck shared str...
  • 5 Reasons to Job-Cost Even When It’s a PITA

    27, Jul 2017
    By Diane GilsonPresident, Info Plus Accounting Inc. Yes, we all know that PITA means “pain in the (fanny).” But facing that job-costing PI...
  • Builder Spotlight: Gumenick Properties

    27, Jul 2017
    Mastering the DetailsCustomer service drives every decision at Gumenick Properties By Pat CurryMonthly Briefing EditorDiversification is always a smar...
  • Product Feature: Amerock Decorative Hardware

    27, Jul 2017
    Amerock Decorative Hardware On-trend styling with installation ease In both new construction and kitchen and bath renovation projects, decorative hard...
  • Product Feature: Closet Designer by Rubbermaid

    27, Jul 2017
    Innovative app makes storage space design fast and simpleFor more than 70 years, the Rubbermaid® brand has represented innovative, high-quality pr...
  • Midyear Economic Update

    29, Jun 2017
    2017 shaping up as best recovery-era year for housing By Chuck Shinn Jr., Ph.D.Founder, Builder PartnershipsDespite headlines reporting that the hous...
  • A Singular Focus

    29, Jun 2017
    Windsong Properties has found success as an active adult builder By Pat CurryMonthly Briefing EditorSince opening in 2003, Windsong Properties LLC in ...
  • Avoid the Labor Shortage

    29, Jun 2017
    Emphasize training to build a high-quality, dependable teamBy Monica WheatonChief Executive Officer, Builder PartnershipsThe home building industry fa...
  • Building a Better Sales Force

    29, Jun 2017
    Drive productivity in the sales center the same way you do on the jobsite By Neil HughesPresident, Ovation Core Consulting Inc.The key to any successf...
  • Builder Partnerships Members Make Top Industry Lists

    29, Jun 2017
    By Monica WheatonChief Executive Officer, Builder PartnershipsIn the May issues, Builder and Professional Builder ranked the largest builders in the c...
  • Gerber Offers New Upgrade Options for the Bathroom

    29, Jun 2017
    Gerber, an industry leader in supporting builder and plumbing trade professionals (and long-time manufacturing member of Builder Partnerships), has en...
  • Does Your Sales Team Have the Tools to Sell to Builders?

    15, Jun 2017
    By Stephen Crouch, Vice President of Operations For the first time in nearly a decade, it is good to be in the residential new construction business ...
  • First-Quarter Manufacturer Update

    15, Jun 2017
    Builder Participation, Submissions Continue to ClimbHome Submissions Unique home submissions increased by 47.3 percent in Q1 2017 vs. Q1 2016. Overall...
  • 6 Ways to Become Invaluable to Builder Customers

    15, Jun 2017
    By Matt CollinsBuilder Partnerships Senior ConsultantIn any product segment, only one company can be the cheapest. You don’t want to be that com...
  • Welcome to Sue Graham!

    15, Jun 2017
    Builder Partnerships is happy to welcome Sue Graham to our team as manufacturer relationship manager. If you haven't had the pleasure of talking to Su...
  • American Classic Homes

    24, May 2017
    Award-winning builder plans to grow “just enough”By Pat CurryMonthly Briefing EditorRobert Gladstein says that his brother Michael, his co...
  • What Is Your Soft Cycle?

    24, May 2017
    Few builders adequately manage or measure this critical part of the home building process By Matt CollinsBuilder Partnerships Senior ConsultantMost bu...
  • To BIM or Not to BIM?

    24, May 2017
    This powerful technology offers exciting benefits to builders — with the proper planningBy Rich KashianBusiness Development Director, Sapphire B...
  • Holding the Line on Costs

    24, May 2017
    Strategies to fight the price increases that are chipping away at your profits By Ed HauckBuilder Partnerships Senior ConsultantCost increases are o...
  • Putting the Q1 GDP Into Context

    24, May 2017
    Sluggish first quarter is expected during economic expansion By Tom DalyBuilder Partnerships Research AnalystThe economy is showing many signs of impr...
  • Enjoy the Outdoors Without Mosquitoes

    24, May 2017
    NuTone® Haven™ combines lighting and mosquito repellency in one convenient system Broan-NuTone LLC introduces a revolutionary mosquito-repel...
  • Azek Decking: 100 Percent Smarter Than Wood

    24, May 2017
    Price jumps in cedar and redwood make composite materials an attractive optionThe composite decking material industry has truly evolved over the last ...
  • Q1 Economic Update: Housing Posts a Strong First Quarter

    28, Apr 2017
    Starts should normalize this yearBy Tom Daly, Builder Partnerships Research AnalystThe housing market got off to strong start in the first quarter of ...
  • Study: Majority of Online Prospects Ignored

    28, Apr 2017
    New report calls percentage of builders who don’t follow up “truly shocking” By Pat CurryMonthly Briefing EditorEvery home builder k...

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