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Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, and hsbcad, the leading global software solution provider...

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SRS Distribution Inc. (“SRS”) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with The Home Depot to be acquired for $18.250 billion.

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Alpine® and Building Engineering and Design Co. (BEDC), have entered into a strategic partnership to provide high-quality, cost-effective, and...

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The U.S. Department of Labor today published a final rule clarifying the rights of employees to authorize a representative to accompany an...

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In a recent article, Bloomberg columnist Karl W. Smith called today’s housing market “bananas.”

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SBCA Executive Director, Jess Lohse, gives a brief recap of the Fort Worth OQM last week and announces registration is open for the upcoming OQM in...

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A lot has happened in the association and the industry since SBCA’s last Open Quarterly Meeting (OQM) in Buffalo, NY, in July 2023.

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After examining trends in single-family permits, we now turn our attention to multifamily permits to continue our exploration of correlations in...

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Sales of existing homes surged 9.5% in February from January to 4.38 million units, on a seasonally adjusted annualized basis, according to the...

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The Federal Reserve’s monetary policy committee held the federal funds rate constant at a top target of 5.5% at the conclusion of its March meeting.

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The spring selling season for the new home market is shaping up to be stronger than expected.

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Just over five years ago, senior leadership at the lumber and building materials cooperative created a division dedicated to providing purchase...

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