Framing News

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A trend of higher demand for housing in lower-density areas reported in the second quarter National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Home Building Geography Index (HBGI) has persisted into the fall, as single-family and multifamily construction continued to overperform in lower cost markets like suburbs and exurbs.

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Home became everything when stay-at-home orders were issued in the spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and Americans’ attitudes about their present and future home needs continue to transform in the months since then.

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Confidence in the multifamily housing market continued to recover from its 1st quarter trough, with the Multifamily Production Index (MPI) rising to 48 in the third quarter (up from 37 in the second quarter and 27 in the first quarter), according to the National Association of Homebuilders’ Multifamily Market Survey.

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US contractor Link Construction, based in Shakopee, Minnesota, cut the construction time of two new homes by three weeks by using one Potain Igo MA 21 self-erecting crane which could reach the entire jobsite.

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Builders FirstSource and BMC reported that they have cleared preliminary government approval for a proposed super merger.

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SBCA’s membership overwhelmingly supports 2020/2021 board resolution to extend Executive Committee member terms by one year. 

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Gen Z are defined as those under 25 and are currently entering the workforce and choosing their careers.

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I get asked all the time…what does it mean to have a well-built truss? Or, what’s the big deal if it’s off a little? After all, that’s what caulk is for, right? Not really.

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This ambitious project covers three city blocks and consists of three construction projects being carried out simultaneously including two distinct mid-rise apartment buildings, and a cluster of townhomes.

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A second wave of business impacts from COVID-19 is reverberating through construction contractors’ operations, and those consequences are getting worse as the pandemic wears on, according to the latest survey results from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

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Working in tandem with NAHB, nearly 100 Republican and Democratic lawmakers on Oct. 20 sent a letter to President Trump seeking urgent action on lumber supply shortages that have resulted in unprecedented price spikes in recent months that are threatening the housing industry and economic recovery.

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In this podcast, host Dean Wehrli and John Burns Real Estate Consulting’s own Senior Vice President Jody Kahn and Senior Manager Devyn Bachman take us on a quick history trip from the pre-COVID past to the up-to-the-minute present.

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Due to health and safety concerns and ongoing travel restrictions stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) today regretfully announce that the 8th annual Design & Construction Week® (DCW) featuring NAHB’s International Builders’ Show® (IBS) and NKBA’s Kitchen & Bath Industry Show® (KBIS) will no longer be an on-site event.

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Earlier this year, we published the article “eBook: How to Create a Safer, Drug-Free Workplace” that explained some simple steps to follow in creating a safer work environment.

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During the National Association of Home Builders’ Building Systems Week last week, the group highlighted a number of key themes going forward for the offsite construction industry: education, access to resources, and opportunities to help builders overcome challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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