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Paul Emrath / Eye on Housing Blog / July 3, 2015
A survey of single-family builders conducted by NAHB in June 2015 shows that shortages of labor and subcontractors—already quite widespread in mid-2014—have become even more widespread during the past year.
The shortages are most acute for basic skills like carpentry, which are needed during the construction of any home. For example, in the 2015 survey 69 percent of builders reported a shortage (either serious or some) of construction workers willing and able to do rough carpentry.
Builders, however, may be even more concerned about the availability of subcontractors thanRead More
John McManus / BUILDER / June 15, 2015Read More
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Keith Loria / CMO.com / June 15, 2015
Bob Pifke serves as CMO for Real Property Management, the nation’s leading property management franchise. The company has 260 offices across the country and total assets under management valued at more than $7 billion.
Over his storied career, Pifke has worked on both the client and agency side. CMO.com recently chatted with the veteran exec about the realities of being a marketer in the property management business.
CMO.com: What are the marketing challenges associated with differentiating a brand in this emerging, rapidly changing market?
Pifke: One of the biggest obstacles is how