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With the ongoing shortage of skilled labor showing little signs of abatement, contractors are eagerly seeking ways to increase efficiency such as the use of panelized wood-framed wall systems and other methods of prefabrication.

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Atlantic Building Components celebrated its expansion Friday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the Macedonia community.

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Berkshire Hathaway home construction juggernaut, Clayton Properties Group, has added a ninth gem to its growing trove of privately-operated site-build home builders, a Central Florida power player, Highland Homes.

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BMC Stock Holdings experienced healthy growth in net income and gross profit year over year (YOY) during the first quarter of 2019, while net sales were negatively impacted by price deflation, the company reported in its first quarter earnings report.

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Builders FirstSource (BFS) posted a net income of $35.7 million in the first quarter of 2019, which is more than a 50% increase from the same period last year.

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One of the Truss Plate Institute’s (TPI) 2019 initiatives is a response to the industry unified data standard (UDS) work undertaken by the Structural Building Components Association’s (SBCA) IT Committee in 2018 to provide more efficient and timely communication between manufacturing equipment and truss design and management software. 

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The first test for any new construction project is determining the building codes that will apply to it. This article will briefly outline how every project falls into one of two model codes based on the features of the structure. 

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Canada will appeal last week’s decision by the World Trade Organization (WTO) which ruled to allow the United States to use “zeroing” to calculate anti-dumping tariffs, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said in a statement on Monday.

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It’s sort of a natural progression for real estate investors to move into home flipping, then into small development. Many real estate investors dream of one day being a big developer. Unfortunately, many investors chase that dream right over a cliff. It’s starting to feel a little like a cliff is ahead, and so I’m leaving the herd and changing directions.