WATCH: David Rockwell on teaming up with celebrity chefs, growing up in Mexico and a love of “foul hip-hop”

David Rockwell may be best known for his work with celebrity restaurateurs like Nobu Matsuhisa, Danny Meyer and Drew Nieporent, but his Manhattan-based firm has designed 650 restaurants, hotels, condos, stage sets and even playgrounds worldwide. The Closing: David Rockwell He’s currently designing the Shed — a cultural center on the Hudson Yards site on[…]

Homebuilders across the US feeling more confident about future: report

American homebuilders are feeling more confident amid a rise in consumer demand and a drop in lumber prices. The recent boost follows months of declining sentiment among homebuilders nationwide, according to a report by the National Association of Homebuilders and Wells Fargo. It was first reported by Bloomberg. The more positive feeling is in line[…]