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  • Housing Zone
    July 20, 2012

    Homebuilder KB Home announced it has acquired land within the Elworthy Ranch property in the town of Danville in California.

  • Orange County Business Journal
    July 16, 2012

    Another 174 homes are on the fast track for construction along Irvine's Portola Parkway, the busiest street for new home development in Orange County.

  • Builder Magazine
    July 11, 2012

    Los Angeles-based KB Home recently opened its ZeroHouse 2.0 model, the first home in the Washington, D.C., area to be certified by the Energy Star and Water Sense programs, the company says.

  • Orlando Sentinel
    July 9, 2012

    When developers planned one of the first neighborhoods for Lake Nona's Medical City a few years ago, they saw buyers demanding an urban-style lifestyle, so they started with duplexes, relatively small houses and lots no wider than 50 feet…

  • Las Vegas Business Press
    July 9, 2012

    John McLaury is encouraged by the 400 people who showed up for the grand opening of the second phase at Inspirada, a new-home subdivision near Henderson Executive Airport…

  • EcoHome Magazine
    June 27, 2012

    For Jacob Atalla, senior director of sustainability initiatives at KB Home, the nirvana of sustainable building is not just building net-zero homes—it’s building them affordably…

  • Orange County Business Journal
    June 26, 2012

    KB Home announced Tuesday that it purchased 174 finished home sites from the Irvine Co. in Orange County. Price and other terms of the deal were not disclosed…

  • Maryland Independent
    June 22, 2012

    From the outside, as Charles County Commissioner Ken Robinson pointed out, it looks like a normal home, but little is normal at least today about a house that produces as much energy as it consumes…

  • Washington Post
    June 14, 2012

    Not long ago, the house of the future was designed to let you to stay plugged in to your music, sports and movies no matter where you were in your home. For instance, a TV screen embedded into the refrigerator door meant you didn’t have to wait for a commercial to grab a snack…

  • The Wall Street Journal
    June 7, 2012

    Jamie and Ashley Mengle spent the past four years in a 1,920-square-foot, three-bedroom town house. In July, they will upgrade to a 3,200-square-foot single-family home with four bedrooms here in this suburb of Harrisburg…

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