Industry News

- Industry News

84 Lumber, the nation’s largest privately-held building materials supplier, today announced that Bethany Cypher has been promoted to vice president of real estate & development.

- Industry News

Nation’s Best, the Dallas, Texas-based home improvement chain, has acquired Do it Best member BTU Do it Center located in Las Vegas, N.M.   

- Industry News

US LBM has acquired Villaume Industries, a manufacturer of wood trusses for new residential and commercial construction and of custom wood crating, boxes and pallets in Minnesota.

- Industry News, Framing News

While helping employees deal with any issue is always the best course of action, a new study shows that from a financial perspective it costs less to help people battling substance abuse than to let it go untreated.

- Industry News

Component manufacturers (CMs) are continually challenged with improving communication with customers and collaboration between teams.

- Industry News

SQ4D Inc. has listed for sale what is reported to be the first 3D printed house in the United States.

- Industry News

The Army on Wednesday announced $1.1 billion will be invested in improving military housing by a company that manages residences at six bases across the country.

- Industry News

Softwood lumber producers had a wild ride in 2020.

- Industry News

Lumber and building materials distributor American Construction Source (ACS) acquired Builder’s Resource Group (BRG).

- Industry News

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce recently reported nearly half of all surveyed commercial construction contractors turn down work, with the vast majority saying it’s harder than ever to find skilled help for the projects they do accept.

- Industry News

In many communities, 2-4 unit multifamily housing (structures with two, three or four units) is the key to expanding the existing housing stock, in order to solve the housing shortage.

- Industry News

On January 21, 2021, President Biden signed an executive order aimed at increasing COVID-19 workplace safety measures at the federal level.

- Industry News

Rising material costs led by a huge upsurge in lumber prices, along with a resurgence of the coronavirus across much of the nation pushed builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes down three points to 83 in January, according to the latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).

- Industry News

Home builders had already begun to pivot their focus heading into 2020.

- Industry News

In 2020, the tiny-house movement saw an increase in interest and a boom in sales thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. 

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