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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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Construction spending up 7.9 percent annually, home building at highest level in 4 years
Thanks to a surge in home building, construction spending grew 1.2 percent in February, according to seasonally-adjusted data from ...
NAHB survey finds labor shortages in “all aspects” of home building
According to a survey conducted by the National Association of Home Builders, labor shortages are hurting the housing and economic ...
Why isn’t construction hiring booming like housing? Hoarding.
Citing a phenomenon that might not make much sense to those outside of the industry, Neil Irwin took to ...
Housing starts stall in February
After a big dip in January, housing starts basically stalled in February, according to preliminary data from the U.S. ...
All-American-made homes would provide economic boost, but are they feasible?
Is it possible to build a home from 100 percent American materials? That's the question Anders and Jake Lewendal decided ...
Big construction employment gains indicate rising contractor confidence
On Friday the latest round of figures from the U.S. Labor Department showed that the construction industry enjoyed its highest ...
New home sales surge 16% to nearly 3-year high
New home sales made a huge leap in January, rising nearly 16 percent from December 2012, according to data ...
Builder confidence in housing market dips 1 point in February
After stalling completely in January, builder confidence in new single-family homes was was virtually unchanged in February with a ...
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