The Great Recession suppressed household formation patterns during the latter part of the previous decade, which drove up vacancy rates on all residential properties
The most recent jobs report--the weekly initial claims for unemployment benefits from the Department of Labor--shows slippage from a strong showing last week, but added with the prior three weeks' trends, is in positive territory.
The American Institute of Architects' (AIA) 2011 second quarter Home Design Trends survey shows stability in the residential market, but not the recovery predicted after an encouraging first quarter.
US demand for nonresidentialsystems is projected to increase over seven percent annually to $16 billion in 2015.
Superior Walls, a manufacturer of energy-efficient precast foundation systems, now offers precast concrete wall panels specifically designed for use in above grade applications.