May 16, 2013 Sometimes the government has to kick in to convince developers to reclaim "brownfield" sites. The EPA says it's developed a good partnership in Atlanta.
May 14, 2013 Housing seems to be in recovery mode in places like Phoenix, Arizona. But it may be tough for homebuilders to lure back construction workers.
May 13, 2013 A competition for the construction industry.
May 7, 2013 Lisa Prevost's new book, 'Snob Zones: Fear, Prejudice, and Real Estate,' looks at towns that have used zoning laws to keep low- and middle-income families out, in favor of the rich moving in.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Apr 22, 2013 Caterpillar reported disappointing earnings this morning. The heavy-equipment maker announced its profits are down 45 percent and also cut its forecast for the rest of the year.
Apr 18, 2013 Thankfully, it seems it's just a paperwork snafu.
Apr 16, 2013 Housing starts in March rose at the highest rate in five years. Which begs the question: What kind of house do people want these days?
Apr 12, 2013 Now that the housing market is picking up, making improvements on your home is worth it if you want to put it on the market. Which ones pay off in a quicker sale?
Apr 12, 2013 Would-be homeowners balance the risks of buying with benefits like building their assets and bettering their children's chances.