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Global construction equipment market size to reach USD 222.79 billion valuation by 2027

The research report on ‘global construction equipment market’ presents a strategic workplan for entrepreneurs and investors for the period 2021-2027. Pune, India, (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --...

Concrete Foundations Association Responds to Pending Shortage of Form Ties: Shortage could create...

Mt. Vernon, Iowa --- The Concrete Foundations Association (CFA) – the leading organization serving as the voice of cast-in-place contractors – has announced an industry-wide...

Insulating Concrete Forms for Multifamily Residential Construction

By Lionel Lemay, PE, SE, LEED AP and Tien Peng, Assoc AIA, LEED AP+, PMP Credit: 1 LU/HSW Course Number: ZG062019CS Sponsored by: Build with Strength,...

February Construction Starts Descend 3 Percent

At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $697.4 billion, new construction starts in February dropped 3 percent from the previous month, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. The February decline returned construction starts to the downward path that emerged during the closing months of 2018.

APA and ICC publish updated IRC lateral bracing guide

A new illustrated book, co-published by the International Code Council (ICC) and APA – The Engineered Wood Association, provides an explanation of the lateral bracing provisions of the 2018 International Residential Code (IRC).

April residential construction stats below expectations

"With single-family starts coming in below 900,000 and aggregate starts below 1,300,000, and despite double-digit percentage improvements over last year's results, this month's numbers are a bit disappointing," said Scott Volling, principal, PwC. 

Residential construction increases, but low inventory persists

While March results for both housing starts and permits were strong, the residential market is facing a confluence of challenges including low inventory, constrained labor, and rising material costs, ultimately creating a growing bubble of pent up demand and affordability challenges.

Builder confidence remains on solid footing in March

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes edged down one point to a level of 70 in March from a downwardly revised February reading on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) but remains in strong territory.

February residential construction stats released

The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced the following new residential construction statistics for February 2018.

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