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U.S. home starts fall 3.8% in January as builders remain conflicted about market’s prospects

U.S. home starts fall 3.8% in January as builders...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 17, 2016

U.S. home starts fell for a second consecutive month in January as builder confidence in the market continued its decline. Construction on ...

Construction spending jumps 10% to 8-year high in 2015

Construction spending jumps 10% to 8-year high in 2015

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 02, 2016

Gains in homebuilding edged out losses in nonresidential spending, propelling total U.S. construction spending to an eight-year high in December. Total spending ...

U.S. home starts up 10.5% as labor, lot costs continue to worry builders

U.S. home starts up 10.5% as labor, lot costs continue...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 16, 2015

The start of construction on homes in the U.S. rebounded in November with gains in both single-family and apartment construction. Following ...

U.S. home starts fall 11% in October; builder confidence dips first time in 5 months

U.S. home starts fall 11% in October; builder...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 18, 2015

With the start of construction on both single-family homes and apartment complexes down in October, total U.S. home starts fell ...

Continued homebuilding gains boost construction spending 0.6% in September

Continued homebuilding gains boost construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 03, 2015

Sizable gains in homebuilding again led to an increase in total U.S. construction spending in September. Construction spending increased 0.6 percent ...

Worker killed in excavator accident on San Jose jobsite

Worker killed in excavator accident on San Jose jobsite

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 22, 2015

A construction worker on a residential jobsite near San Jose was killed earlier this month when he was hit by an ...

Home starts drop 3% in August; builder confidence still on the rise

Home starts drop 3% in August; builder confidence still...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 18, 2015

U.S. home starts were down in August with decreases in both single-family and apartment homes. The start of construction on new homes ...

Home starts jump 9.8% as apartment construction reaches 28-year high

Home starts jump 9.8% as apartment construction reaches...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 17, 2015

Thanks to a surge in new apartments, May's decrease in home construction starts was followed up by a sizable increase ...

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 back on track with 20% jump in April

Home starts back on track with 20% jump in April

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 19, 2015

Thanks to a big April, the start of construction on new homes in the U.S. has fully recovered and then some ...

Home starts recover a bit with 2% gain in March

Home starts recover a bit with 2% gain in March

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 16, 2015

Despite a very rough February, home builders appear optimistic the worst 2015 has to offer is over as construction starts ...

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 ...

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