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Skilled labor shortage slows Michigan’s response to growing demand for new homes
After 60,000 of Michigan's skilled home builders were put out of work during the recession, many left the state to ...
Construction spending up 0.4% in April despite another dip in government spending
Spending on construction projects in the United States rose 0.4 percent in April, continuing a volatile trend in 2013 of ...
U.S new-home sales rise; home prices jump to highest level in 7 years
The number of new homes sold in April rose 2.3 percent to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 454,000, the highest ...
Housing starts tumble 16.5% in April, but surge in permits suggests continued recovery
The start of construction on homes fell drastically in April, one month after reaching a level of home starts the ...
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Builder confidence up on strengthening housing market, but majority rate still rate it “fair” or “poor”
Though the reading is not at a point where more home builders view the current market for newly-built, single-family as ...
Construction economists: spending on slow upward march, housing has long way to go
There are several pluses and minuses in today’s construction spending front, although the overall picture is trending upwards, agreed three ...
U.S. rental construction, lack of first-time home buyers a sign of “inferior housing recovery”?
Despite recent dips in construction spending and employment, the mood in the industry is, well, better. Better than it was ...
Construction spending dips 1.7% in March due to drop in government building; up 4.9% annually
According to data released by the U.S. Commerce Department Wednesday, construction spending dropped 1.7 percent during March to its lowest ...
Housing starts jump 7% in March to highest level since before recession
The housing recovery boom marches on. Following a month of stagnation in February, housing starts jumped 7 percent in March ...
Construction materials prices flat in March as diesel price drop negates lumber and plywood increases
According to the latest Producer Price Index from Associated General Contractors of America, the prices for construction materials were flat ...
Washington Post: Housing hasn’t led to hiring boom because construction jobs already historically high
Though construction industry employment in the U.S. is steadily improving—adding 18,000 jobs in March amid a dreary overall jobs report—the ...
Manufacturing growth slows despite increase in construction spending
The majority of financial analysts expected growth in the manufacturing sector to accelerate in March thanks to the boom in ...
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