Housing & Construction

MiTek® Industries, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a sponsor and participant in the 2019 BUILDER Concept Home in Henderson, NV, called KB Home ProjeKt: Where Tomorrow Lives.

Good news for component manufacturers: the labor shortage afflicting the home building industry shows no sign of abating.

TriWest Capital Partners (“TriWest”) is pleased to announce that it has invested in California TrusFrame LLC (“CTF”), in partnership with CTF’s senior management team.

BMC Stock Holdings, Inc., one of the leading providers of diversified building products, services and innovative solutions in the U.S. residential construction market, today announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018.

Builders FirstSource (BFS), the industry’s largest supplier of building products, saw another significant increase in net sales in the third quarter ending September 30, 2018. 

IBM’s Watson supercomputer has beat Jeopardy championsreconstituted recipes, and even helped create highlight reels for the World Cup. Now it’s taking on a new tech challenge; changing how the construction industry operates.

Christened the “Sand Palace” by its owners, the blocky beach home survived not by luck or magic, but good design. Here’s how—with money and expertise—the crew outmaneuvered Hurricane Michael, and made this home a model of resilient architecture.

Collaboration among multiple stakeholders is nothing new in the construction industry, but more and more contractors are solidifying relationships through integrated project delivery methods such as those completed through joint ventures and design-build systems that require teamwork.

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is initiating the Site-Specific Targeting 2016 (SST-16) Program using injury and illness information electronically submitted by employers for calendar year (CY) 2016.

Every year since 1960, when Congress and President John F. Kennedy designated every third week in October as National Forest Product Week, Americans recognize the economic value and numerous products and recreational benefits that stem from the forests in the U.S.