Industry News

It is hardly a secret that Arizona’s housing market suffered one of the worst collapses in the country, following nearly a decade of strong growth.

The S&P/Case-Shiller Index, a leading indicator of U.S. housing prices, delivered some good news for a change on Aug. 30.

NAHB announced the launch of its Improving Markets Index (IMI), a new monthly economic index showing which housing markets are improving in three key economic indicators.

The result of the 2009 policy change was a significant increase in the use of these tax credits, which led to remodeling activity and job creation.

An economic outlook report released Thursday for members of the North American Building Material Distribution Association (NBMDA) points to positive trends.

The following organizations have been recognized as BCMC Build Friends, whose total in-kind and cash contributions total $1500 or more.

U.S. manufacturing continues to slowdown as output and orders fell below break even but employment held up.

​For public and private decision makers, there were three papers presented at Jackson Hole that are worth a read.

Taking more from a struggling private sector can only be justified if we think government spending will be more useful than the private spending and investment it replaces.