Management

A compilation of Custom Builder's articles, surveys, ideas, trends, and tips on management for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.



Environs infill Chicago home

Many of Architect Ken Brinkman's infill homes have the older characteristics of Chicago's old, stately neighborhoods with modern interiors (Photos: Herbie Rooprai).

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Business smarts and old-meets-new design have helped Environs Development carve itself a niche with stately infill homes in Chicagoland

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Guaranteed maximum price contracts require a true team effort and an open-book policy

Business Growth
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The more you understand what is the ideal growth rate for your business, the more you can plan and focus on executing.

Design/Build graphic
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Some Design/Build business models are more a product of evolution than what is best.

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The health of your business, not market conditions, must improve if you want to be more successful.

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You don’t have to be a big builder to have an advisory board.

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Today’s great business leaders are masters of thinking several moves ahead. 

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July 2017

This Month in Custom Builder

Products

Silgranit, has a 10-inch-deep front apron that sits flush with surrounding cabinetry.

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Custom home builders share the red flags they look for when screening clients and deciding whether to keep them or let them go

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