May 2, 2011
Nation's Building News

The Official Online Newspaper of NAHB

Upcoming Webinars
May 11: Webinar to Explore How to Operate Business More Effectively With Less

The NAHB Business Management and Information Technology Committee will be presenting a “Business Operations” webinar — part of its business improvement series — from 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, May 11.

The webinar will explore the critical areas that builders should concentrate on in order to improve their business operations.

Attendees will learn about:

  • The critical areas of their business that require immediate attention
  • The primary challenges to continued business improvement
  • Some of the business operations mistakes builders continue to make
  • What builders and other industry professionals should take away from the market shake-up

The speakers include Ron Robichaud, of Robichaud Associates; Joe Pfeiffer, of Business RIO, Inc.; and Frank Wiesner, of Olde South Homes, Inc.

To Register

The fee is $24.95 for NAHB members and $44.95 for non-members.

To register, visit Registrants will receive an email confirmation.

For more information, email Marcia Childs at NAHB, or call her at 800-368-5242 x8388.

How Does Your Business Measure Up?

The Cost of Doing Business Study, 2010 Edition,” available through, provides home builders with a rare glimpse at profitability, cost of sales and expenses from hundreds of home builders across the country.

Several categories — including volume, operation type and land vs. no land costs — are analyzed to help builders fine-tune comparisons between study results and their companies.

To view or purchase this publication online, click here, or call 800-223-2665.

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