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Posted on March 9, 2014 in Economic.
For decision makers, gauging the future pace of economic growth is one of five fundamental inputs for planning, production and pricing decisions today.
Posted on March 3, 2014 in Economic and Raw Materials.
Importation of logs and lumber to China reached a new record in 2013 with lumber imports being up 19% and log imports increasing 23% from 2012.
Posted on March 3, 2014 in Economic and Housing & Construction.
While unseasonably cold and snowy weather has taken much of the blame for the short-fall in the economic data, particularly those related to construction, there may be more than cold weather sending a chill through the housing market.
Posted on February 24, 2014 in Economic and Housing & Construction.
The less weather-sensitive permits data suggests that our forecast for solid growth in single-family housing production in 2014 remains on track, as pent-up housing demand is unleashed.
Posted on February 17, 2014 in Economic and Housing & Construction.
Surprisingly weak new home sales figures for December and downward revisions to the prior two months have lowered expectations for housing in 2014.
Posted on February 15, 2014 in Building Science, Economic and Housing & Construction.
Urs Buehlmann of Viginia Tech and Al Schuler breakdown the state of housing in the U.S.
Posted on February 10, 2014 in Economic and Housing & Construction.
NerdWallet analyzed the top 100 most populous metro areas to determine which have characteristics that are favorable to homebuyers. Here are the top 10 large metro areas for homeownership.
Posted on February 9, 2014 in Economic and Housing & Construction.
While the year 2013 ended on a weak note for housing, the statistics for year-end totals reveal a strong performance for home building.
Posted on February 9, 2014 in Economic, Housing & Construction and Raw Materials.
At the end of the year, growth figures in employment for construction and manufacturing were mixed, but the outlook for 2014 was positive.
Posted on February 9, 2014 in Economic and Energy Efficiency.
As nationwide growth accelerates, more and more local economies are expected to grow as well; these are America’s fastest growing economies.
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