Business Management

Girl looking into the woods from  floor to ceiling windows

(Photos: Tzu Chen)


A creative duo's partnership is driven by client needs, site specifics, and school schedules

Builder getting hammered by a customer

Photo: Auremar/123RF


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

Jim Murphy

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

Nie Homes, Prairie Style modernism

Nies Homes has ventured into contemporary design via Prairie Style modernism. (Photos: Shane Organ).


A Wichita family builder beats succession-planning odds and channels the signature modern style in the Midwest for a new generation.

meeting epiphany

Look at meetings as an honor and opportunity to take your company to the next level.

December 2017

This Month in Custom Builder


The new HappyWords design features festive words such as: happiness, joy, and contentment written in English, Spanish, and French


A Minnetonka, Minn. builder answers the call to build a Craftsman-style house that doesn't look like every other Craftsman

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