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Penn State to host residential building conferences in 2018

The Pennsylvania Housing Research Center, housed in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Penn State, is set to host two concurrent conferences Feb. 28 through March 1, 2018, at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel: the fourth Residential Building Design & Construction Conference (RBDC) and the 26th Annual Housing & Land Development Conference (H&LD).

December U.S. residential construction statistics released

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced new residential construction statistics for December 2016.

Nonresidential spending surged in November

Nonresidential construction surged in November, according to analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Nonresidential spending expanded to $712.4 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized rate in November, representing the highest level of spending in eight years.

Nonresidential Fixed Investment Expands Again During Third Quarter

Nonresidential fixed investment, a category closely aligned with construction and other forms of business investment, expanded at a 1.2 percent annualized rate during the third quarter after growing 1 percent during the second.

Nonresidential spending slips in August

Nonresidential construction spending fell for a second consecutive month in August, according to analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data by Associated Builders and Contractors.

Nonresidential spending inches lower in July; June data revised upward to eight-year record

Nonresidential construction spending inched 0.3 percent lower in July largely due to a significant upward revision to Junes spending figure, according to analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).

Nonresidential construction spending down again in June

Nonresidential construction spending dipped 1 percent in June and has now contracted for three consecutive months, according to analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data by Associated Builders and Contractors.

Output expands, but nonresidential fixed investment falters

Real gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 1.2 percent (seasonally adjusted annual rate) during 2016s second quarter, according to an analysis of Bureau of Economic Analysis data by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Nonresidential fixed investment, a category closely tied to construction and other forms of business investment, fell for a third consecutive quarter.

Arup to develop 21-story wooden residential building

Arup was selected to develop HAUT, the highest wooden residential building in the world to date, counting 21 floors.
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