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The Weekly (02/18/2021): New Year in Remodeling, Designing for Privacy

2020 changed the world in a lot of ways, more than we probably realize. It changed how people relax, communicate, work, live.

It certainly changed business in remodeling. But how exactly? We speak with three veteran business owners and remodelers—Brian Gottlieb of Tundraland, Michael Anschel of Otogawa-Anschel Design+Build+Architecture, and Bill Baldwin of HartmanBaldwin Design/Build—to better understand how last year has impacted their expectations and priorities for 2021, and how it may have also created a few serious opportunities for the market.

Also, homeowners are concerned about a lack of privacy in and out of their homes. Mikaela Sharp and Jenni Lantz of the New Home Trends Institute share the biggest privacy pain points on the latest installment of The Weekly.

This Week's Segments

SGC Horizon Group Director - Principal Tony…

SGC Horizon Group Director - Principal Tony Mancini provides a glimpse of this week's segments, a double-dose of design trends from award-winning homes and cool kitchens and baths!

Tricia Zach from NKBA reveals the hottest kitchen…

Tricia Zach from NKBA reveals the hottest kitchen and bath trends residential pros should know for 2021.

David H. O'Sullivan, AIA, president of O'Sullivan…

David H. O'Sullivan, AIA, president of O'Sullivan Architects and the chair of 2020 Best in American Living Awards (BALA), reveals the design trends that stood out from this year's entries

... and how they might apply to your new and remodeled homes going forward!

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.

SGC Horizon Group Publisher Tony Mancini intros…

SGC Horizon Group Publisher Tony Mancini intros the three segments for this week's episode, including the dangers of budget allowances, an innovative yet cost-efficient high-performance wall system, and a word from NAHB's new chairman.

New NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke outlines the key…

New NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke outlines the key issues facing the housing industry and how the association is working to address them.

Chad Hatfield and James Hammel of Alair Homes…

Chad Hatfield and James Hammel of Alair Homes describe why they don't allow allowances on any of their projects. Ever.

Patti Gunderson, a building science engineer at…

Patti Gunderson, a building science engineer at the Home Innovation Research Labs, explains the myriad values of the new, high-performance Extended Plate Wall System.

SGC-Horizon Group Publisher Tony Mancini…

SGC-Horizon Group Publisher Tony Mancini highlights the three segments in our September 3, 2020 episode.

Associate editor Annie Cebulski's "lightning…

Associate editor Annie Cebulski's "lightning round" of three top-notch products chosen by pros (Pro's Picks) includes a cool air scrubber, a tiled shower basin, and a software tool for contracts.

Learn how and why Ryan Cantrell from Trendsetter…

Learn how and why Ryan Cantrell from Trendsetter Homes, a production builder in Springfield, Mo., managed aggressive growth and made radical changes to lead and dominate his market.

Recovery Friendly Workplace is an initiative that…

Recovery Friendly Workplace is an initiative that proactively gives employers the tools to help employees struggling with opioid, drug, and/or alcohol addictions find treatment. Samantha Lewandowski, a Recovery Friendly Advisor, talks about the resources and support available, and Stan Parker, the owner of SBP Builders, shares how the program has helped his company maintain a stable workforce and helped his employees flourish.

SGC-Horizon Group Publisher Tony Mancini…

SGC-Horizon Group Publisher Tony Mancini highlights the three segments in our August 27, 2020 episode.

Editorial Director Denise Dersin interviews…

Editorial Director Denise Dersin interviews leadership coach and sales trainer Chad Sanschagrin about why sales training is as necessary during home building boom times as it is during slow periods.