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Consumer sentiment toward the housing market hit a near two-year high in January.

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Component manufacturers (CMs) do not simply purchase lumber for use in their products, but rather, they purchase and rely on the design values...

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Criminals are becoming increasingly sophisticated in their methods for diverting business funds through fraudulent wire instructions.

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Westcap Mgt. Ltd. is pleased to announce an investment in Timber-Tech Truss Limited Partnership completed by Westcap MBO III Investment LP, which is...

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Mortgage rates that hit more than a 20-year high, coupled with elevated construction costs and excessive regulatory costs, left housing...

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Looking to network with peers and gain more knowledge in the evolving build-to-rent (BTR) sector, industry professionals, including owners,...

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In December, Margaret Whelan, founder and CEO of Whelan Advisory, projected 2024 to be a “record year” for merger and acquisition activity following...

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The U.S. Department of Commerce has signaled that it plans to raise tariffs later this year on imports of Canadian softwood lumber products from the...

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Lumber is on the move and the market feels solid as prices creep up slightly.

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SBCA’s executive director, Jess Lohse, has been re-appointed to the Building Systems Councils’ Board of Trustees with the National Association of...

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While the prevailing sentiment heading into 2023 was that the overall economy would move into a mild recession, the year was characterized by...

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Century Communities reaped the benefits of an increased level of home starts earlier in 2023 and continued improvements of cycle times in its fourth...

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