Housing & Construction

A new report from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation, Vertical Market Outlook Series – Construction, said the near-term residential and commercial construction markets should continue to grow.

Even as a building is being torn down, the benefits of using structural building components was clearly on display as the San Angelo's Victory Christian Center was demolished.

Congress took a positive step towards life safety and added a passage of inclusion of fire sprinkler provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. According to the American Fire Sprinkler Association, fire sprinkler contractors are poised to benefit from several aspects of this monumental legislation.

The Upper Valley Career Center (UVCC) in Piqua, Ohio is an example of an educational and workforce development institution that component manufacturers (CMs) could benefit from connecting with.

Government regulations surrounding the construction of new multi-family housing are adding over 30 percent to the cost of the project.

New legislation sponsored by Rep. Mark Brody, a Republican from Monroe who is a construction contractor, aims to alleviate at least one of the holdups homebuilders now face.

Jim Hallada’s journey into the framing industry begins when he was a welder living in Fon du Lac, Wisconsin.

Sobering statistics about the top causes of workplace injuries and fatalities provide the foundation for NFC’s recent work with OSHA to develop safety posters as part of its partnership in the 2018 Safe+Sound Campaign, coming the week of August 13-19.

Findings from the Q2 2018 USG Corporation + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index, released today, show four straight quarters with more than 90 percent of contractors concerned over labor shortages.

It is becoming easier to kick start this whole home construction process and obtain AD&C loans. This upward trend in lending provides a meaningful window into future housing start trends, and thus, demand for structural building components.