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[click to expand] is a digital platform that tracks trends for the way people live, work and play now and into the future and applies the impact of those trends on building. The platform is targeted to builders, remodelers, architects and designers building and renovating residential homes and multi-family dwellings. Learn about building disruption, start-ups, configuration, innovators, products, technology, sustainability, science and design. Serious multi-media content for serious professionals interested in strengthening their business now and in the future.

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As the housing industry strives to meet demand, a shortage of labor is a perpetual problem. Recruiting, training, and hiring more women could help; they represent a minority of the workforce in many housing-related sectors, including building supply dealers and specialty trade contractors.

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The Aurora Highlands executive learns from her developer dad and other women mentors.

National design firm Mary Cook Associates published its third white paper in a series on the fundamentals of interior design. Here’s how the increase in working from home and other lifestyle changes have affected the multifamily and single-family development process, and what designers can do to adapt.

Builders remain cautious, though optimistic about the operating environment and pricing trends in October.

Conference rooms, free Wi-Fi, and co-working spaces are some of the most common business and technology services at multifamily housing developments, according to new research from UTOPIA's sister media brand, Multifamily Design+Construction.