Construction Education Builds Norman Construction Workforce

HBW subscribers know there are more jobs for skilled construction workers in Oklahoma than can be found in most other states. The strong local economies of Tulsa and Oklahoma City have led to a steadily increasing construction boom. The only … Continue reading Connects Building Professionals with Contractors and Clients

Fortune reports that, a Seattle-based home improvement networking company that connects homeowners to building professionals, is making waves with its latest partnership. After just barely a year in business, the startup has jumped to 250 employees and 1.5 million … Continue reading

Imperial Sugar Land Welcomes Meritage Homes

HBW subscribers in the Houston area seeking residential construction job leads have been looking very closely at Sugar Land. Houston-based Johnson Development Corp, developer of record for the Imperial Sugar Land development, has finally decided on a homebuilder for the … Continue reading

USGBC Extends LEED 2009 Through 2016

LEED v4 wasn’t designed for simplicity, and this has caused some challenges for builders and developers who want to work with LEED certification. To alleviate the difficulties posed in the transition from LEED 2009 to LEED v4, the United States … Continue reading

2014 To Be Second Best Year Ever For Texas Housing Market

In a report issued by Texas A&M’s Real Estate Center, economists say they expect 2014 to be a record-setter for the Texas real estate market. Jim Gaines, an economist with the center, says that “Last year was the second-best year … Continue reading