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Exterior of Alma Home

Photo:  Spacecrafting Photography

Features

While construction was not in her blood, education and planning lead to success for this Minnesota custom builder

Brick ceiling
Features

A brick ceiling provides a more architecturally interesting treatment than, say, plaster.

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Drone view of home

Photo: Doug Merriam

Features

This is Steve Thomas' story about following your passion to become a successful builder

Country kitchen by Rotell(e) Studio(e)

The family room off the kitchen in Rotell(e) Studio(e)’s Augusta-Cape Cod offers open-plan living for multigenerational households (Photo: Courtesy Rotell(e) Studio(e)).

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Rotelle Development gets its brand out there by positioning staff as a resource

Play room design by Me and General Design
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Cristina Casañas-Judd and General Judd of Me and General Design speak with Custom Builder about their roots and their take on current housing design.

Modern style custom home using black stained cedar

The Up Studio used cedar—a familiar material—in unfamiliar ways for the exterior of this Sag Harbor, N.Y., custom home, giving it a factory-applied double-coat of black stain and installing it in a vertical orientation (Photo: Alan Tansey).

Features

Custom homes that meld context with forward-thinking design
 

handshake

Photo: Utah51| stock.Adobe.com

News

In the old days, when building plans fit on two sheets of 18 by 24 paper, the construction industry has changed. Handshakes aren't enough anymore; today, builders need a contract from each trade partner outlining terms and conditions of work.

WINTER 2022

This Month in Custom Builder

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Sales leader and author Mark Richardson shares his advice for how custom builders, and leaders throughout residential construction, can improve the effectiveness of thier staff meetings

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