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John McManus

John McManus

John McManus is an award-winning editorial and digital content director for the Residential Group at Hanley Wood in Washington, DC. In addition to the Builder digital, print, and in-person editorial and programming portfolio, his accountability for the group includes strategic content direction for Affordable Housing FinanceAquatics InternationalBig Builder, Custom Home, the Journal of Light ConstructionMultifamily Executive, Pool & Spa News, Professional Deck Builder, ProSales, Remodeling, Replacement Contractor, and Tools of the Trade.

John McManus's Posts

Spring Ahead Spring Ahead

As weather improves and construction kicks into a higher gear, what're the odds of progress on a 'guest worker program' to secure labor capacity? Read more

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Why Product Innovation Matters Why Product Innovation Matters

We're seeing product manufacturers map builders earlier into their r&d workflows. That's a good thing. Read more

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Jobs, Good Jobs, and Home Buying Jobs, Good Jobs, and Home Buying

So far, consumer home buyers are looking at interest rate increases and saying, 'meh,' we want the new home more. Read more

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Suburban Surge Suburban Surge

Has the notion of path-of-growth land investment opportunity reemerged amidst promised boost in infrastructure and a re-energized economy? Read more

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Who's Up to Batt? Who's Up to Batt?

As builders who lean in on even-flow spec manage for cost and labor constraints, stresses on quality installation and assembly intensify. Read more

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