New Upscale Residential Community Slated for Forsyth County

HBW subscribers keeping up with the Atlanta area’s residential building permit activity trends have known about the major housing developments that are currently underway in Forsyth County. Last Friday, another winner was added to the mix. This October, SunBelt Atlanta … Continue reading

Strong, Sustainable Cement- The Easy Way

Cement has long been a construction industry staple, and it is by far the most widely used construction material in the world. Unfortunately, cement is also one of the most environment-damaging materials in the world, producing 1/10th of the construction … Continue reading

Meritage Homes Moves to Cypress Waters

In a move that immediately reflects the growth and potential of the DFW real estate market, Meritage Homes will be relocating its regional headquarters to the Billingsley Company’s new Cypress Waters development. This Arizona-based building firm specializes in developing master-planned … Continue reading


For over a century, the IEEE Standards Association’s National Electrical Safety Code has been keeping America’s communications and electrical infrastructure safe, steady, and efficient. 2014 is ushering in the latest round of code revisions to the Code to reflect upon … Continue reading

Renovation Gives Alabama Landmark New Lease On Life

The Federal Reserve building in downtown Birmingham has been purchased for renovation and development by Harbert Realty Services. The $1.3 million purchase was motivated by a desire to capitalize upon the revitalization of downtown that has occurred with the influx … Continue reading

Keeping Your Home Strong on Shaky Ground: Seismic Retrofitting

While California is certainly famous for its earthquake activity, the rate of seismic activity has been drastically increasing of late in Oklahoma, Kansas, and even New York. While most homeowners in these states shouldn’t expect massive earthquakes any time soon, … Continue reading

College Football Hall of Fame Construction Complete

Birmingham contractor and developer Brasfield & Gorrie have just completed construction on the $68.5 million dollar College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience in Atlanta. Immediately neighboring the Centennial Olympic Park and the Georgia World Congress Center, the … Continue reading

Offices Break Ground in New West Belt Submarket

  The area along Sam Houston Park Drive is so hot it recently scored a new submarket designation from the CBRE real estate services marketing company. HBW subscribers who have followed the development activity along Sam Houston Park Drive and … Continue reading

4 Projects to Avoid for a $mart Remodel

It’s inevitable that homeowners eventually have to re-evaluate whether their house meets their lifestyle needs. When they love their location and neighborhood, really like their house, and don’t want to waste money on closing costs and moving expenses, homeowners usually … Continue reading