Moody's Economist, Zandi, says, "The economy is struggling to avoid a double-dip recession," and he put the odds of the economy failing in that struggle at about 40% to 45%.
The improving construction debt market offers yet another indication of just how quickly the lending industry has moved from fear to exuberance.
Multifamily finance professionals are growing increasingly optimistic, budgeting for continued growth in 2012 as the industry plots its course through the early stages of a strong recovery.
Highlights from SBCA's Annual Meeting, results of the inaugural BCMC Tri-Tacular, and an update from the show floor.
Today was another great day at the build sites! In the evening, we celebrated with the first official BCMC Build 5K Run/Walk.
Simpson Strong-Tie announced that it will supply software systems and truss plates to the U.S. component industry.
This BCMC week, get day-by-day updates from our man-in-the-field, Jess Lohse, President of Rocky Mountain Truss Co. in Havre MT.