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NAHB Multifamily Builders Needed for Accessibility Survey

NAHB Multifamily Builders Needed for Accessibility Survey

Multifamily developers have plenty of stories about the difficulty of trying to comply with the myriad and sometimes conflicting, rules and regulations designed to make housing more accessible for those with disabilities. NAHB is hoping that some new survey responses will help to iron out the process.

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2018 Best of 55+ Housing Awards Now Open

2018 Best of 55+ Housing Awards Now Open

What impresses your clients most: You and your staff telling them your company’s work is great, or a national panel of experts? If your projects appeal to the mature market with designs that showcase innovation, pick up on emerging trends and demonstrate quality, it’s time to get the recognition you deserve by entering the Best […]

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55+ Insights, Trends and More for Spring

Filed in 55+ Housing, Councils & Committees, Design by on May 10, 2017 1 Comment
55+ Insights, Trends and More for Spring

The Spring issue of NAHB’s 55+ Housing online magazine is ready for download, with stories about marketing trends, floor plans, and a look at the future.

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Bringing NAHB Courses to Canada and Beyond

Vince Butler has had the pleasure of teaching NAHB Education classes in Canada since 2011. He has visited five provinces, many of them multiple times, and spoken with dozens of Canadian builders about their businesses, the market and challenges they face every day. The most striking observation is the overwhelming similarity between American businesses and that of our friends north of the border.

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55+ Builder Confidence Down, But Still Positive

Despite a 12-point drop from the previous quarter, builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remains in positive territory for the first quarter of 2017 with a reading of 55, according to the NAHB 55+ Housing Market Index, released today. This is the 12th consecutive quarter with a reading above 50, which means that more builders view conditions as good than poor.

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PWB: Building Leaders – and Confidence

PWB: Building Leaders – and Confidence

Everyone knows how scary it can be to jump into something new. As an immigrant, a non-native English speaker, and a woman in a traditionally male-dominated industry, Xiaobei Sullivan has faced her fears head on to become a leader in the building industry.

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Now Open: The Pillars Awards

Filed in Awards, Councils & Committees, Multifamily by on May 1, 2017 0 Comments
Now Open: The Pillars Awards

The application process is now open for the 2017 NAHB Pillars of the Industry Awards competition. Multifamily owners and developers, property managers, architects, interior designers and other industry professionals are encouraged to enter – and let NABH shine the spotlight on these projects’ creativity.

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Housing Market in Cuba? Committee to Learn More

Housing Market in Cuba? Committee to Learn More

An attorney whose firm helps its clients open businesses and establish joint ventures in Cuba spoke to members of NAHB’s Building Materials Subcommittee about challenges and opportunities in this market for the residential construction industry.

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Home Building Veteran to Lead SMC in 2017

Home Building Veteran to Lead SMC in 2017

Linda Hebert, president of Diversified Marketing & Communications, based in Pleasanton, Calif., began her term as the 2017 National Sales and Marketing Council chair during the 2017 International Builders’ Show in Orlando.

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Multifamily Market Keeps Momentum Going in 4th Quarter

Filed in Councils & Committees, Economics, Multifamily by on February 23, 2017 0 Comments
Multifamily Market Keeps Momentum Going in 4th Quarter

NAHB’s Multifamily Production Index (MPI) posted a gain of two points to 55 in the fourth quarter of 2016. The MPI has been at 50 or above for five straight years.

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