News & Opinions
The latest news and insights from Hanley Wood’s outspoken experts and key thought-leaders throughout the residential and commercial design and construction industry.
Builder / June 4, 2014
Builders in Broward County are getting creative by converting old golf courses into lots to meet constrained supply, explains Metrostudy’s David Cobb in his market overview at the 2014 Housing Leadership Summit. The five diverse submarkets and eight counties that make up South Florida are seeing concentrated housing starts, affordable home building on the Treasure Coast, and steady growth in the region.
January 30, 2014 (Washington, DC) – Hanley Wood Media has announced the promotion of award-winning editorial strategist John McManus as Editorial Director for its Residential Construction Group, overseeing strategy and operations for Hanley Wood’s new residential construction digital, print, and in-person titles including BUILDER, BIG BUILDER, CUSTOM HOME, and the Multifamily Group of titles, Affordable Housing Finance and Multifamily Executive.
“Hanley Wood’s history is rooted in the residential construction market, and our readers have come to trust and respect ourRead More
Sandra Malm / BUILDER / January 8, 2014
The co-location of the NAHB’s International Builders’ Show (IBS) and the NKBA’s Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) marks the arrival of the first annual Design and Construction Week, Feb. 4-6, 2014, in Las Vegas. When you register for either show, you will be able to see the exhibits of both IBS and KBIS, as well as the exhibits of a third show, the International Window Coverings Expo, with just one badge. With more than 1,500 exhibitors anticipated and 75,000 attendees expected, you don’t want to miss the networking event of the year for North American builders.Read More
WASHINGTON, DC (November 25, 2013) — Builders are demonstrating a greater willingness among builders to try new brands and a greater emphasis on product performance for the brands they use, according to the BUILDER 2014 Brand Use Study released today by Hanley Wood.
For more than 20 years, the BUILDER Brand Use Study has proved to be one of the most-anticipated industry resources for trends and information. This year’s study was conducted in collaboration with Readex Research and represents a sample of 74,669 builders, builder/developers and general contractors.
“The BUILDER BrandRead More
Frank Anton / BUILDER magazine / December 5, 2013
When the recession hit Naples, Fla., a high, high end resort/second home community, housing prices there dropped up to 50% and housing activity didn’t just drop it vaporized. But, last week, when I was driving down the main beachfront roadway in Naples, this is what I saw: scores of pickup trucks and no fewer than a dozen new homes under construction ranging in price from $10-million to $25-million .
I’ve never seen such a concentration of super expensive housing activity. It seemed to me a sign that the rich are getting richer…not to mention hundreds of probably previouslyRead More