This Week's Segments
SGC Horizon Group Director - Principal Tony Mancini reveals the top three things about March and introduces this week's segments: How remodelers are managing lumber price spikes and the built world according to industry disrupter Katerra.
Massive increases in lumber prices are causing project estimates and costs to go up exponentially.
Dan Bawden, the president of Legal Eagle Contractors, reveals how he's managing the issue.
For better or worse, Katerra has created a brand of disruption through prop-tech that either fascinates progressives or frightens the status quo in our industry.
But, you might be surprised at what Katerra actually does, and how it looks at housing. Janet Stephenson, the company's Head of Building Platform Sales, offers great insight into what Katerra is ... and where it's going.
Designer Seth Hart's clever approach to multigenerational living allows the flexibility to easily alter the space as needs change, among other segments to help grow your business.
Also: Many remodelers have their work cut out for them in trying to help homeowners understand the importance of design services. This informative video from Blackline Renovations give 10 reasons why having a designer on the team is crucial for the success of any project.
Seth Hart from DTJ Design in Boulder, Colo., shares his clever approach to designing homes for multigenerational households ... and how that space can be easily adapted—to a ground-level owner's suite or an ASDU—as lifestyle needs change.
Many remodelers have their work cut out for them in trying to help homeowners understand the importance of design services. This informative video from Blackline Renovations give 10 reasons why having a designer on the team is crucial for the success of any project.
Festive SGC Horizon Group Director - Principal Tony Mancini is all lit up about the lineup of segments for The Weekly, including five tips for finding affordable countertops and how the COVID-induced "suburban shift" is affecting one Chicagoland townhome builder.
Jeff Benach, principal of Lexington Homes in Chicagoland, shares how the "suburban shift" and "urban exodus" has affected his townhome sales ... and whether buyers are really escaping the city in droves.
PRODUCTS Editor-in-Chief Nigel Maynard share a handful of tips to help trade professionals deliver affordable and beautiful countertops.
SGC Horizon Group Director-Principal Tony Mancini previews The Weekly, including a home built by an all-female crew and a remodeler who is grappling with retaining quality subcontractors.
Milwaukee remodeler Abby Binder discusses the difficulty of holding onto subcontractors in the current labor-challenged environment in several markets across the country and reveals universally applicable insights on subcontractor loyalty and alternatives to subcontractors altogether.
Home builder Kristi Allen talks about The House That SHE Built, a project built by an all-women skilled-labor team from the Utah Chapter of the NAHB Professional Women in Building, and slated to be shown in the 2021 Utah Valley Parade of Homes.
SGC Horizon Group Director - Principal Tony Mancini previews the lineup of segments for The Weekly, including how a NARI chapter in Wisconsin that pulled off a live, 2,000-person event without incurring a single case of COVID-19, and why a total cost of ownership analysis can make high-performance housing cheaper than code-built homes.
NARI Milwaukee hosted a Fall Home Show in October with approximately 2,000 attendees over three days. With robust safety procedures in place, including a universal mask mandate, the organization reports no confirmed cases linked to the event.
Diane Welhouse, executive director for NARI Milwaukee, shares how the team pulled it off, how their show is different from national shows like IBS, and why they decided to host their event in person.