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Senior Editor Mike Beirne talks to workforce development pros about how they overcome resistance from school guidance counselors, parents, and the misperceptions young people have about working in the construction industry.

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This week's episode of The Weekly features how…

This week's episode of The Weekly features how one remodeler built a simple teleprompter for his own video production, changing attitudes toward off-site construction, and the reason why Thrive Home Builders is committed to delivering net-zero, healthy, and market-savvy new homes in a highly competitive production environment.

With the pandemic and key housing issues pushed…

With the pandemic and key housing issues pushed to the forefront, some builders are changing their opinions and attitudes about off-site construction methods, including 3D printed homes.

What will it take for builders to adopt more off-site construction methods? What could it mean for the industry? And does 3D printing really stand a chance? Watch and find out!

Learn how one remodeler built a simple…

Learn how one remodeler built a simple teleprompter for his own video production. Using instructions from Youtube and a little creativity, Chris Black made a system that works anywhere.

Find out why Thrive Home Builders is committed to…

Find out why Thrive Home Builders is committed to delivering net-zero, healthy, and market-savvy new homes in a highly competitive production environment.

The answers might surprise you ... and maybe inspire you!

Tony Mancini highlights this week's three…

Tony Mancini highlights this week's three segments while also encouraging you to smile, appreciate octopi, and eat pasta (just watch, you'll get it).

Gain actionable insight from members of the the…

Gain actionable insight from members of the the Ultimate Z.E.N. Home about creating a competitive floor plan and an appealing elevation while reducing costs and achieving industry-leading performance. And, oh yeah, they already sold out Phase one ... 13 homes in less than a month.

Pro Remodeler's Erika Taylor interviews the…

Pro Remodeler's Erika Taylor interviews the owners of Kitchen Design Concepts in Dallas about three current remodeling trends you need to know.

Custom Builder Editor Nigel Maynard talks tile…

Custom Builder Editor Nigel Maynard talks tile trends with experts from Italy and Spain.

SGC Horizon Group Publisher Tony Mancini previews…

SGC Horizon Group Publisher Tony Mancini previews this week's segments, from best practices to mitigate truss uplift to changes in industry lingo and a glimpse into the upcoming Extreme Sales Summit virtual event.

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Tim Kampert from IBACOS-PERFORM presents the…

Tim Kampert from IBACOS-PERFORM presents the causes of truss uplift, its impact on quality and customer satisfaction, and best practices to mitigate it in your projects.

Get inside the brains of The Weekly editors with…

Get inside the brains of The Weekly editors with this panel on the "master bedroom" updates in the PB/PR/PRODUCTS style guides. The editors also discuss how the building and remodeling industries are rethinking business procedures and naming conventions in light of cultural shifts.

Pro Remodeler managing editor James McClister…

Pro Remodeler managing editor James McClister gives an overview of the upcoming Extreme Sales Summit, a virtual event focused on proven sales tactics for today's environment, including keynotes from bestselling authors and national speakers, tracks for Home Improvement, Design and Full Service, and Sales, and strategic roundtable discussions with other remodeling leaders.

This week on the Weekly, host Tony Mancini…

This week on the Weekly, host Tony Mancini introduces segments from the editors of Pro Builder and Pro Remodeler on the future of density in housing, data-driven marketing, and a preview of a mixed-use condo project that is  on the drawing board of LCRA in Pasadena, California.

Density seemed to be gaining momentum as one…

Density seemed to be gaining momentum as one solution to address the housing shortage but did the pandemic kill that approach?

Adele Chang, president of the architecture firm…

Adele Chang, president of the architecture firm LCRA in Pasadena, California, presents the Eight Sixty Condominiums, an "on the boards" mixed-use multifamily project for a busy corner in San Gabriel that elegantly and efficiently combines housing, retail, commercial, and parking.

Rob King just started as Director of Marketing…

Rob King just started as Director of Marketing for NARI at the end of August, but he brings years of experience in marketing for associations. We'll learn his approach to communications, how he views creativity's role in the process, and the surprising twists you can get from data.