Business Management



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We ask custom builders: If you could redo your first house or revisit the first years of running your business, what would you do differently?

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Valuable insights Architect Robert Hidey gleaned over decades of residential design experience

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Photos courtesy of Green Gables Design & Restoration

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"You never want to get to the next phase and realize somebody's not happy."

 

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Michael Lehrer, FAIA

President

Lehrer Architects

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Architect Michael Lehrer on great windows, hand-built models, and builders with high emotional intelligence

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Allowing employees to be 100% "off" when they're not at work helps ensure that they're bringing full effort to their jobs.

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Custom home builders talk about what they do on the front end of a project to achieve better margins

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Make sure your new sustainable project receives a fair valuation

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Custom home builders share how managing client expectations can eliminate drama and create a better customer experience

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True to his nature, builder Nick Schiffer immediately said, “Of course we can build a wood dish-drying rack that would drain into the sink,” then set about researching the best way to do it (Photos: Sabrina Cole Quinn Photography).

 

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A craftsman's use of social media puts him on the map

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WINTER 2019

This Month in Custom Builder

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Dura Supreme Cabinetry has launched a new selection of stains.

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A hidden library door gives this new custom-built house the quirkiness of an old home.

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