Builder Spotlight: FrontDoor Communities

FrontDoor Communities has been building beautiful homes and developing prosperous communities since being founded in 1985. Led by veterans Terry Russell and Mike Langella, FrontDoor Communities has been a leader in southeast home building for 25 years. Founded on four core principles, every FrontDoor home is constructed with value orientation, design and architecture, best-in-class partnerships, and location in mind. This company[...]

Builder Spotlight: John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods

For more than 45 years, John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods has been producing award winning homes and communities. The company was founded by John Wieland in 1970 in Atlanta, and since then has spread across 60 communities in Atlanta, Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, and Nashville. With the company’s vast experience, John Wieland guarantees the very best[...]

Final Call for BRExpo Registration

The date is quickly approaching for the annual Builder Remodeler Expo (BRExpo). Each year, residential building professionals from the east coast gather to share ideas about innovations and participate in a one-of-a-kind networking opportunity. This year’s conference will be held at Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta March 8-9, 2016. Be sure to register for the 2016 BRExpo conference, so that[...]

National Housing-Industry Icons to Speak at First-Ever Builder Remodeler Conference and Expo

Kicking off the inaugural Builder Remodeler Conference and Expo (BRExpo) is Ivy Zelman, CEO of Zelman and Associates; and K.C. Conway, senior vice president of Credit Risk Management at Sun Trust Bank. The three-day expo will be held at Cobb Galleria Center in Atlanta and anyone in the building industry can attend -- contractors, designers and even residential architects. Zelman and[...]

How Will BRExpo Be Different Than Other Builder Shows?

The Builder/Remodeler Expo (BRExpo) is for anyone in the building industry, including contractors, designers and residential architects. The inaugural expo and first builder show in Atlanta since 2005, presents an opportunity to view new products and services first-hand, exchange ideas with others in the field and brush up on educational changes occurring in the industry. The three-day expo, held at Cobb[...]

Entry-level buyers 101

Professional Builder recently published an article showcasing the entry-level buyer. This was quite an interesting article, and it went on to describe the average statistics of these first-time buyers and how builders need to adapt in order to cater to them. As many builders are currently building for the boomer generation that is currently trying to upgrade their residences, not[...]