While it was a fairly light week for economic data, speeches by President Barack Obama and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke dominated headlines.
Builders must take whatever steps are needed to be in compliance with OSHA’s Subpart M-Fall Protection beginning on Sept. 16.
Economic activity continued to expand at a modest pace; Multifamily improved; Total Revenue of Architectural and related services firms increased.
Unlike previous housing start cycles, the correction after the housing "bubble" from 2003 to 2006 was NOT caused by tight monetary policy or high interest rates. All of the previous housing cycles were driven by monetary policy actions.
The multifamily housing market continued to show improvement in the second quarter of 2011, as the Multifamily Production Index (MPI) increased for the fourth consecutive quarter.
A condensed recap of the market conditions for the major North American softwood lumber and panel products as reported in Crow's Weekly Market Report.
Kott, owner of Magnolia-based Structural Wood Components, supplies many local builders with heavy timber trusses used in custom home and commercial construction.
It’s official: Menards will open a new store in Miami Township, Ohio, after demolishing a shopping center it purchased on Aug. 24 for $5.36 million.
Today, thanks in large part to keener competition for buyers, rising energy prices, and stiffer building codes, there are a bevy of products designed to create and improve an actual thermal envelope.
HD Supply has reported net sales for its second fiscal quarter of 2011 of $2.2 billion, an increase of $195 million, or 10%, over sales in the same quarter of 2010.