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Home starts tumble 11.1 percent in May following April’s big jump

Home starts tumble 11.1 percent in May following...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 16, 2015

Large ups and downs in the rate of new home construction have become somewhat of a trend halfway through the ...

Home starts plunge 17% in February as cold weather and worker shortage drop builder confidence

Home starts plunge 17% in February as cold weather and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 17, 2015

With spring right around the corner, U.S. home builders are certainly looking forward to the warmer temperatures and the official ...

Gear Keeper retractable lanyards tether your tools to you for safety and convenience

Gear Keeper retractable lanyards tether your tools to...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 03, 2015

It’s a bummer when you are high up on a beam or roof and your tape measure falls to the ...

U.S. home starts fall 2 percent in January as builder confidence dips due to cold weather

U.S. home starts fall 2 percent in January as builder...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 18, 2015

Following up a nice gain in December, housing starts in the U.S. fell 2 percent in January and builder confidence ...

With December bump, U.S. home builders started 9% more homes in 2014

With December bump, U.S. home builders started 9% more...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 21, 2015

Despite an up and down year heavily-influenced by apartment construction, home builders in the U.S. began work on more new homes ...

Home starts fall 1.6% in November as builder confidence slips

Home starts fall 1.6% in November as builder confidence...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 16, 2014

The rate of construction on new single family homes fell in November and with it went the rate of all ...

Highway and street construction spending up slightly in October

Highway and street construction spending up slightly in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 02, 2014

U.S. construction spending rose 1.1 percent during the month of October due mainly to increases in homebuilding and government nonresidential ...

Home starts rise 6.3% in September as homebuilder confidence falls back to earth

Home starts rise 6.3% in September as homebuilder...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 20, 2014

The month-to-month volatility of new U.S. housing starts continued in September, while homebuilder confidence in the market saw its first ...

Police bust crime ring’s year-long spree of construction site burglaries in Pennsylvania

Police bust crime ring’s year-long spree of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 03, 2014

Several police departments in southwestern Pennsylvania worked together in bringing down a crime ring that had been stealing materials and ...

Nonresidential projects push construction spending to largest monthly gain in more than 2 years in July

Nonresidential projects push construction spending to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 03, 2014

After seeing its first drop in one year during June, construction spending in the U.S. fully recovered and then some ...

Home starts jump 15.7% in July as builder confidence strengthens

Home starts jump 15.7% in July as builder confidence...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 19, 2014

It would appear that despite a couple of rough months, homebuilder confidence in the U.S. housing market was not misplaced. Following ...

11-year-old boy arrested for doing $10,000 damage to construction site

11-year-old boy arrested for doing $10,000 damage to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 18, 2014

Vandalism on construction sites is an unfortunately common intrusion that contractors everywhere have to deal with every once in a ...

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