Housing starts jumped 5.8% during December. Single-family starts soared 12%, while multifamily starts dropped 13.6%.
The COVID-19 pandemic—and its associated economic effects—has upended much of the conventional wisdom around determining where, and how, families want to live.
During the first ten months of 2020, US importation of overseas softwood lumber was 39% higher than during the same period in 2019.
Biewer Lumber is constructing a new, state-of-the-art sawmill in Winona, Mississippi. The project is a $130 million investment and will create 150 jobs.
The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, re-opened the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan portal today at 9 am ET.
Today, the experts at Zonda, the housing industry’s foremost advisors, released the New Home Lot Supply Index (LSI) for 3Q2020.
If you’ve installed long-span wood roof trusses long enough, you’ve likely experienced the “spaghetti” effect, where the truss members bend or buckle out of plane and make the truss very difficult to handle.
Atlas Engineered Products Ltd revealed on Monday that the company has struck an agreement with ZyTech Building Systems LP to acquire the bulk of ZyTech's manufacturing assets from its former Langley location in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.
SBCA is pleased to announce it has hired three additional direct employees to join executive director Jess Lohse and the rest of the new staff in leading the organization into the future and supporting the association’s membership on a daily basis.
In this video, architect Steve Baczek goes on-site to discuss the benefits of site-built trusses, detailing their role in distributing the roof load and the aesthetic value they bring to a build.
Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, announced the opening of the application window for its Student Scholarship Program.
Associated Builders and Contractors reports that its Construction Backlog Indicator rebounded modestly to 7.3 months in December, an increase of 0.1 months from November’s reading, according to an ABC member survey conducted from Dec. 18 to Jan. 5.
After seven consecutive months’ job gains, nonfarm payroll employment fell by 140,000 in December as virus cases surged.