Construction Spending Up for Multifamily Residential

According to EyeOnHousing.org and the latest Census, there are significant gains in single-family and multifamily residential construction spending from just a year ago.  In fact, multifamily construction spending increased 38.4%. While the home improvement component of residential construction spending is down 2.2% from the past year,...

Millennials Are Changing the Construction Business

The millennial generation is entering the workforce, and this includes the construction industry. This savvy group has a lot to offer, especially when it comes to bringing new technology into play. They now learn the importance of innovation in school, such as the values, principles,...

Are New Homes Getting Smaller? Not In Atlanta!

We recently came across an article called Metrostudy Analysis: Are New Homes Getting Smaller? The article, posted in National Housing Market cites that there has been a lot of press over the last few years about a shift from the “traditional” single-family house to a more...

7 Tips for Green Building

Green building used to be for an elite group of choosy environmentalists; in 2011 it’s nearing the new standard. Here aresome tips to help you figure out how to build “green” in your community. Size matters: The best green homes have just enough space and no...

Green Building – Is Our Focus Irrelevant? Part 1

Green building and sustainable housing have been hot topics since the first utterance of Global Warming. But have we been ignoring the main key to achieve this? The focus for green construction is usually on topics including material choices, indoor air quality, landscaping, and the VOC...