Housing & Construction

Cold-formed steel (CFS) framing, for instance, is an ideal choice because it is non-combustible, lightweight, and cut to precise specifications. Learn more about the benefits of prefabrication and CFS by exploring the infographic below.

​Simpson Strong-Tie today announced a new software collaboration between CG Visions, a Simpson Strong-Tie company, and Hyphen Solutions, a leading cloud-based construction management software company

At a U.S. House Ways and Means Committee hearing on Trade last Wednesday, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer was asked by Rep. Kenny Marchant (R-TX) about the Administration’s current approach to resolving the softwood lumber dispute with Canada. 

In the video below, Craig Curtis, president of Katerra Architecture, talks about how they took an outside-the-box, or rather an outside-the-industry, approach to hiring.

Clayton Homes, a builder of pre-fabricated homes and a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, continues to gain market share within affordable housing.

Total housing starts declined in February, led by a reversion to trend for multifamily development. Starts fell 7% to a 1.24 million seasonally adjusted annual rate, according to the joint data release from the Census Bureau and HUD.

More builders and developers are obtaining residential constructions loans, with the end of 2017 marking 19 consecutive quarters of loan growth, helping bring more lots for new homes online.

TYPAR BuildingWrap is a smart-engineered weather-resistant barrier that provides optimal breathability for exterior walls by blocking air and water from getting in, but allowing moisture vapor to escape the wall cavity.

OSHA cited Manuel Gallardo, owner of Gallardo’s Construction Services, after inspectors observed employees exposed to fall hazards on six Chicago-area residential roofing projects between August and November 2017. The company faces $281,286 in proposed penalties.

According to a recent article in Builder Magazine, Idaho’s top builder, CBH Homes, has stayed ahead of its competitors by address the labor shortage head on.