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Multifamily Construction Spending Continues Strong Growth

NAHB analysis of Census Construction Spending data shows that total private residential construction spending grew 1.6% in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $472.9 billion.

Multifamily construction spending continued its record breaking pace and reached $63.7 billion, up by 2.8% over the revised September estimates. It was 11.4% higher since October 2015. Single-family construction spending also increased by 2.8% monthly, which is the first monthly gain ever since February 2016. However, single-family spending still slipped down by 1.6% over a year ago. Home improvements slightly dipped 0.6% over the upwardly revised September estimates. On a year-over-year basis, spending on home improvements increased by 13.0%.

Read more at NAHB Eye On Housing

December 1st, 2016|

Report: Wood Moulding, Trim to See Solid Growth

Wood molding and trim demand is expected to grow 5.7 percent annually to $5.8 billion in 2020 due to sustained gains in new housing construction, according to a new study from The Freedonia Group, a Cleveland-based industry research firm.

Read more at DWM

December 1st, 2016|

Major Construction-Defect Lawsuit Settled

A confidential mediated settlement in a recent construction-defect lawsuit in California once again highlights some of the biggest problem areas for builders, including faulty installation of flashing around doors and windows.

Read more at DWM

December 1st, 2016|

WMA News Brief Thursday, November 30, 2016



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November 30th, 2016|

Crystal Window Faces OSHA Fines

Crystal Window & Door Systems is facing $74,826 in proposed fines from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for nine safety violations at its facility in Dalton, Pa. Eight of those violations are listed as serious.

Read more at DWM

November 30th, 2016|

U.S. Industry Seeks Duties on Canadian Lumber, Reignites Dispute

A group representing the U.S. lumber industry and some of its workers on Friday called on authorities to impose duties on Canadian softwood lumber, reigniting a long-standing trade dispute between the two nations.

Read more at Reuters.

November 30th, 2016|