May 24, 2019

New Census Data Shows Everything Really Is Bigger in Texas

From the US News & World Report Texas leads the nation for fastest-growing cities, with half of the top 10 in the Lone Star State, according…

April 29, 2019

2019 MAX Awards Wrap Up

On Saturday, April 27 the HBA held the annual MAX Awards, “A Night at the Derby” at the J.W. Marriott. This signature event hosted by…

November 1, 2018

AIA Home Design Trends Highlight Pet Spaces and In-Law Suites

By The American Institute of Architects  Published Oct 5, 2018 Results from The American Institute of Architects (AIA) second quarter Home Design Trends Survey shows homeowners…

September 14, 2018

Miami contractors are struggling to find enough skilled workers

Miami is a city with an ever changing skyline. And those who make it happen — the plumbers, electricians, brick masons and carpenters — earn…

June 27, 2018

How to Establish and Maintain Positive Media Relationships – and Why it’s Important

From Anthony Barnum Audiences perceive organic media coverage, often referred to as earned media, as the most authentic form of marketing and one of the…

June 25, 2018

The Case For A Smaller House: Talking Clients Out of The Big House They Want to Build

From Arch Daily As architects we are often conflicted: what do we do when we have clients who want really big houses, houses that by…

May 15, 2018

Instagram, Facebook photos spur Millennials to become homeowners

From USA TODAY They’re landing better jobs and higher salaries. They’re getting married and having kids. And they’re tired of living in their parents’ basements.…

May 7, 2018

From their parents’ basements to dream homes: Millennials are skipping starter houses

From USA TODAY Mike Sullivan, 31, bought his first house a few years ago after saving up for years, but it’s not a typical one…

March 13, 2018

Reading Between the Lines: A 3-Step Guide to Reviewing Web Page Content

In SEO, reviewing content is an unavoidable yet extremely important task. As the driving factor that brings people to a page, best practice dictates that…

March 6, 2018

New Directions in Design

By Mary Dewalt, Mary DeWalt Design Group I am fascinated with how futurists and trend forecasters’ predictions help to guide the designing, manufacturing and buying…