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Hanley Wood Appoints Katie Gerfen to Editor of ARCHITECT, BUILDER, CUSTOM HOME and Residential Architect
Washington, DC – February 19, 2015 – Hanley Wood, the premier information, media, event, and strategic marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design and construction industries, has announced that Katie Gerfen has been promoted to serve as Editor of four prominent media brands: ARCHITECT, BUILDER, CUSTOM HOME, and Residential Architect. Gerfen will manage the team responsible for creating and aggregating all residential design related content across the network of Hanley wood digital properties, and will provide leadership on the integration of design-focusedRead More
RA Staff / RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECT / May 14, 2013
Four custom homes and two larger-scale housing complexes top this year’s entries.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced the winners of its annual Housing Awards. The jury selected six winners from entries submitted in four types of housing: One and Two Family Custom Housing, One and Two Family Production Housing, Multifamily Housing, and Special Housing. No award was given this year in the Production Housing category. The jury consisted of Kathleen Dorgan, AIA, Chair, Dorgan Architecture & Planning; John Isch, AIA, RWA Architects, Inc.; R. Thomas Jones, AIA,Read More
Jennifer Goodman / ECOHOME / February 19, 2013
Robert Dietz / February 25, 2013
Census Data from the Quarterly Starts and Completions by Purpose and Design survey indicate that while the growth in custom home building starts has been relatively flat by count, the market share for owner- and contractor-built homes has shrunk due to a rebound in other types of home building.
The onset of the housing crisis and the Great Recession interrupted a 15-year long increasing trend toward a growing share for spec home building. As housing production slowed in 2006 and 2007, the share of non-spec building, particularly custom home building, increased. This not-for saleRead More
Robert Dietz / NAHB / December 21, 2012
The onset of the housing crisis and the Great Recession interrupted a 15-year long increasing trend toward a growing share for spec home building. As housing production slowed in 2006 and 2007, the share of non-spec building, particularly custom home building, increased. This not-for sale single-family housing construction is classified in Census housing starts data as either owner- or contractor-built.
The share increased because the credit crunch made it more difficult for builders to obtain AD&C credit and more difficult for buyers to obtain mortgage financing due toRead More