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IWP (International Wood Products) announced that a new building materials distribution facility in Post Falls, Idaho will open in January.

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The US LBM Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded by leading specialty building materials distributor US LBM, has committed $100,000 to the...

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BlueTape announced the launch of its Buy Now Pay Later feature, a financing tool that enables construction professionals to buy their building...

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Mans Lumber and Millwork announced that it has acquired Dillman & Upton, creating Michigan’s largest family-owned provider of home improvement...

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Housing affordability held steady at its lowest level in nearly a decade, as higher home prices offset lower mortgage rates to keep the...

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Building materials prices have increased 12.2% year-to-date after climbing 4.5% over the same period in 2020.

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If you can buy it, buy it. That’s the distilled advice given by a panel of award winning retailers who took on a variety of issues during the recent...

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On this episode, Laura Yasick, SBCA’s digital resource specialist, explores all the ways in which the association has evolved its online platforms...

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Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway analyze the weird patterns, the complex issues and the newest market crazes.

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A lack of skilled construction labor is a key limiting factor for improving housing inventory and affordability, according to the Home Builders...

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Home improvement professionals say they posted a banner year and see no slowdown in sight, according to Lowe's new, proprietary Pro Pulse Survey.

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Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has launched a Trades Support pilot program with Habitat...

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