The 70,500-square-foot, three-story Gerstacker Building on the campus of MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland is MidMichigan Health's first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certified building.
The U.S. Treasury on Wednesday proposed tax regulations for a new 20 percent income tax deduction for owners of businesses organized as pass-through entities, including rules to prevent the measure from becoming a tax loophole for wealthy Americans.
On the heels of record cost increases for North American softwood lumber (and a recent precipitous drop downward), we’ve been sharing a number of perspectives regarding the importance of recouping lost margins.
SBCA believes that the concepts advocated by Dr. Yeh would provide the reliability he acknowledges are expected by all buyers. It is clear that OSB and lumber mill specific sealed design values would provide confidence in OSB and lumber engineering so that safe and reliable building designs are the outcome.
Last January, the CEO of the second largest full-service lumberyard, BMC, left the company and executives have since re-developed their strategies. According to a recent article in ProSales Magazine, their new approach seems to be paying off.
The prices of residential construction materials were unchanged in July, according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) release by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Increases in prices paid for OSB and gypsum products were offset by declines in softwood lumber and ready-mix concrete.
What makes Katerra’s approach different from other building material suppliers? One builder customer provides some perspective.