Residential Development Innovations for 2015

According to Abigail Phillips of Construction Global, safety is the keyword for home building innovation in the coming year. Especially weather-safety. Residential construction experts know that a well-built home is a home that can stand up to all kinds of … Continue reading

HBW Serves 3 of America’s Hottest Housing Markets

According to’s recently released market data, HBWeekly serves three of America’s ten fastest-growing housing markets: Atlanta-Sandy Springs, Georgia, Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas, and Houston-The Woodlands, Texas. Realtor.con’s chief economist Jonathan Smoke explains that, “If access to credit improves, we could … Continue reading

Miami’s WorldCenter Phase One Timeline Unveiled

For months, HBW subscribers in the Miami area have been using our building permit activity reports to follow the progress of the Miami WorldCenter, one of the nation’s most distinguished commercial developments. On November 12, the Miami Herald’s Andres Viglucci … Continue reading

4 Major Reasons Owners Buy New Construction

It’s no secret that buying a newly built home means paying a premium pricetag, but aspiring homeowners are increasingly willing to pay more for a brand-new home. This is due in part to the array of options available to customize … Continue reading

Green Trends in New Homes

New homeowners want to live in healthier, greener, homes. According to Tara Campbell, founder and blogger for Power House Growers, “homeowners are starting to place health high on the priority list when looking at real estate investments. Families are looking … Continue reading

TAR Releases Glowing Annual Housing Report for Texas

According to the Texas Association of Realtors’ annual housing report, the state has maintained its role as a national leader in population, economic, and housing market growth throughout 2014. Dan Hatfield, TAR chairman, says that “it’s a great time to … Continue reading

“Go Build Alabama” Nabs High Praise at Industry Conference

The Alabama Construction Recruitment Institute’s efforts to promote construction industry workforce recruitment have not gone unnoticed. ACRI’s “Go Build Alabama” program nabbed a Construction Users Roundtable (CURT) Award of Excellence at this year’s celebration, which was held in Houston. The … Continue reading

Indiana Limestone Offers AIA-Accredited Architectural Education Program

The popularity of architectural stone masonry has waned in recent years, but the Indiana Limestone Company aims to help change this situation. The company will offer in-depth professional programs on the use of limestone in building design and construction. Geared … Continue reading

Tampa Airport Renovtion Starts Next Week

Florida is red-hot for new construction across all market segments, but one of the biggest commercial construction projects to hit the state is renovation of Tampa International Airport. The $943 million renovation will continue through 2017, and airport patrons can … Continue reading