Posts Tagged ‘ new construction ’

Strong Single-Family Growth Will Fuel Housing in 2014

Feb 12th, 2014

Led by a resurgence in single-family production, housing will continue its climb toward higher ground in 2014, but builders are still confronting several challenges that could hinder the pace of the ongoing recovery, according to economists speaking at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas. “My single-family forecast […]

October Construction Advances 5 Percent

Nov 22nd, 2013

The value of new construction starts increased 5 percent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $585.6 billion, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. The gain followed a 13-percent jump for total construction starts in September, and during both September and October much of the upward push came […]

Construction Forecast Shows Bright Spots

Oct 25th, 2012

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With 44 consecutive months below 800,000 starts, the window film industry, along with the entire construction industry, has been waiting patiently for that number to rise. “It finally just went above 800,000 last week and I don’t know if I should open the champagne or not,” said Chip Case, professor of economics emeritus at Wellesley […]