CB July 2003


Even if retirement is not on your near-term horizon, planning for your and your family's future should be an integral component of your life's work.

Bates and Bates' Cocina sink in weathered brass can be used as a drop-in or an undercounter kitchen or prep sink.

For its latest offering of reclaimed wood flooring, Mountain Lumber Co. in Ruckersville, Va., is turning 100-year-old oak casks that once held 60,000 gallons of Guinness stout in Dublin, Ireland, into unique flooring for bedrooms, kitchens and living r...

After pursuing successful careers in real estate sales specializing in new homes, Jim Diamond and Susan Schreiber decided to venture into building their own high-end spec projects on infill or teardown sites in Chicago's exclusive North Shore communiti...

Ralph Costello, president of Unique Homes in Medfield, Mass., welcomed the chance to 'give back to the community' after his residential development and construction firm was selected to construct the showcase home for the Design Home 2002 program spons...

Your customers can enjoy a relaxing soak in Americh's Beverly soaking tub. With a depth of 32 inches, this getaway comes in the spacious sizes of 40x40 and 60x40.

Behind its charming, Bermuda-inspired design, this $3.75 million residence is a carefully orchestrated combination of environmentally friendly architecture, careful site orientation and landscape planning, and interior materials selection that contribu...

The Hardwood Council, a coalition of 13 hardwood lumber and product associations, has released tips for creatively finishing maple wood, which it says still ranks as highly favored with woodworkers, carpenters and builders.

What is luxury? That subject was explored recently at a Luxury Home Builder Roundtable in Oak Brook, Ill., sponsored by public relations firm Sharon Windle Inc.

This $39 million home - which sits on valuable land that has lake and ocean views - contains 'all of the things that are supposed to be in a luxury home,' says Dan Swanson, owner/president of Addison Development.


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