Founder and CEO of Builders Digital Experience (BDX) and parent company Builder Homesite, Inc. (BHI). BDX operates the leading real estate search website for buyers of newly built homes – NewHomeSource.com – with new homes from 1,300 builders in 13,000 new home communities across the U.S. Tim is a noted expert with lively and important insights into new home design, construction, buyer needs, and the digital transformation of the home buyer's journey. Tim has been quoted by The Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report, Mansion Global, The Boston Globe, Builder Magazine, Inman News, Forbes, and many other media. He speaks daily with CEO's of leading homebuilders, building product suppliers, economists, real estate professionals and other leaders. His knowledge is extensive, authoritative, and backed by BDX's expertise, original research and extensive array of products and services. BDX is a global leader in digital and virtual tools powered by VR, AR, machine learning and AI that include renderings, virtual tours powered by game-engine technology, websites, interactive floor plans, interactive community site plans, and the Envision Online Design Center with more than 300,000 products from 350 leading building products manufacturers.
“I don’t think you will see any perceptible change in construction soon. However, on the design side, you may see builders add or highlight new design features. In particular, you may see changes that further differentiate a newly built home vs. a used home. Options that could be deployed faster than changes to architecture [include] UV air treatment, indoor air quality monitoring, viral-resistant surfaces and health monitoring systems for homeowners. Changes like these that greatly benefit homeowners – and that respond to learnings from COVID-19 – could make their way into product offerings very quickly.” From an article by Jamie Gold for Forbes citing Tim Costello and seven other industry experts on how the impact of the coronavirus will affect new home design.10 June 2020
"We've been selling new homes to remote buyers for 20 years," says Tim Costello, founder and CEO of Builders Digital Experience (BDX) and NewHomeSource.com. "The new technologies that take friction out of the process--ones that have been so appealing to millennial buyers during the past several years--will improve exponentially." From an nterview and podcast with Tim Costello by John McManus, VP/Editorial Director, Builder Magazine.10 June 2020
“Your home can be designed as not just a place to be, but a place to live a better life,’’ said Tim Costello, CEO of BHI/BDX (Builders Digital Experience) in Austin. “The challenge right now with technology is that it’s in an awkward adolescence. It’s available and economical, but everything tends to be a la carte rather than pulled together in a harmonious package.’’ From Boston.com.10 June 2020