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  • The Top 10 Big Cities to Buy New

    Builder uses new and existing homebuyers data from Metrostudy to pull the median closing price for both new and existing homes, as well as the average household income of new and existing buyers to re-rank NerdWallet's "top 10 big cities" based on new homeownership.

  • An Overview of Metrostudy's Annual Housing Study

    Metrostudy has just completed its latest study, covering homebuilder projects all around the nation.  The research company’s team of 400 researchers drives more than 200,000 miles per quarter visiting and collecting data through direct counts.  Within Metrostudy’s national footprint, housing starts...

  • Young Adult Home Buyers in the 13 Most Populated MSAs

    Economists are banking on 2015 to be the year leading-edge millennials finally start to stream into the housing market. To get an idea of what changes can be expected if the generation does take the plunge, Builder gathered data on millennial home buying behavior in MSAs where the 25-34 year-old...

  • Performance-Based Contracts Put Money Behind the Promise of Green Design

    To ensure energy-efficient buildings live up to their namesake, building owners and the government may begin expressing their expectations in legal documents.

  • This House is a Dumpster

    Environmental Science Professor Jeff Wilson is spending a year living in a green home— figuratively and literally— to show students and the nation that the typical American home is too huge.

  • 2014's Greenest Cities and States

    The 2014 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index from research firm Clean Edge tracks clean tech progress by state, and in the 50 largest metro areas.

  • Top States and Cities Exposed to Storm Surge Damage

    CoreLogic's 2014 Storm Surge Report estimates the number of single-family homes exposed to storm surge damage as a result of hurricanes, as well as the estimated cost of reconstruction. Our interactive map breaks out one section of the report--top states with the most homes at risk for damage.

  • Nine Award-Winning Adaptive Reuse Projects

    These stunning adaptive reuse projects received recognition in the Remodeling Design Awards.

  • SITES v2 Launched

    The second version of the sustainable ratings system designed for landscapes is now available for widespread use.

  • Announcing the 2014 Nominees for The Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainability

    Seven outstanding green building thought leaders are under consideration for the prestigious annual award, which comes with a $50,000 prize, from The Hanley Foundation, BUILDER, and ECOBUILDING REVIEW.