Project Management

Project Management

HousingZone's multi-family articles, surveys, ideas, trends, and tips on project management for residential builders, remodelers, and architects serving the residential construction industry.


Here are 5 steps some of the country’s most successful custom builders say they use to get and keep the best trade crews.

Courtesy COO Creative Common

The synthesis between architects and custom builders can be like oil and water. With intersecting yet disparate goals, it's a wonder architect and builder get along at all, much less come up with a finished custom home at the end of the process.


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


FALL 2019

This Month in Custom Builder


The company also added a reversible option that gives designers a decorative fluted motif


A preconstruction process that convinces potential clients to pay for estimating is less about contract language and more about beginning a relationship

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