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About 15 years ago, the California-based builder Wathen Castanos Homes agreed to be a “guinea pig” for testing the construction of a single home...

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After hitting a low of 10% in the first quarter of 2020, the share of adults planning a home purchase within a year rose for five consecutive...

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New home sales jumped in September fueled by solid demand, low existing inventory and the possibility of higher mortgage rates.

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In the first quarter of 2018, only 15% of prospective buyers were looking for a newly built home.

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On this episode, Gene Frogale, president of Annandale Millwork and Allied Systems in Winchester, Virginia, and the newly instated president of SBCA,...

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Some items may see some moderation in coming weeks, both Justin Binning and Ken Timmins agree there may be deals to be had in the short term.

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Record-breaking heat in the U.S. in 2021 endangered millions of workers exposed to heat illness and injury in both indoor and outdoor work...

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has made sure that state OSHAs know they will risk losing permission to operate agencies...

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Genesee Lumber has announced the acquisition of Smith Lumber and Hardware Center in Lakeville, New York.

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Even with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, multifamily has continued to be a resilient asset class with a lot of capital chasing deals.

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Home building, like other U.S. industries, has been dealing with the supply side challenges of labor and material shortages.

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NAHB today called on Congress and the Biden administration to help ease building material supply chain bottlenecks that are harming housing...

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