Industry Data & Research

Industry data and research for professional home builders and remodelers.



2013 Census survey results regarding construction sector workers
Features
February 09, 2016

A closer look at construction sector data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2013 survey 

A recent study by KB Knowledge indicates that tight tech budgets are affecting the construction industry
Features
February 09, 2016

Recent report says reduced tech funding has led to a host of issues, including lack of industry innovation 

existing-home sales are expected to increase at a moderate pace in 2016
Features
January 15, 2016

Sales are expected to increase in 2016, according to the National Association of Realtors, Moody’s Analytics, and Ellie Mae

The U.S. Energy Information Administration makes regular monthly reports available of small-scale distributed solar PV generation.
Features
January 15, 2016

Now available from the U.S. Energy Information Administration: regular monthly reports about small-scale distributed solar PV electricity generation

Model kitchen by Cuisines Laurier

Features
January 15, 2016

Homebuyers want bigger kitchens, while soaking tubs are vying with larger showers for space in the bath.

Federal Reserve Raises Short-Term Interest Rates

The Eccles Building in Washington, D.C., home of the Federal Reserve's headquarters. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

News
December 17, 2015

Fed officials say they intend to raise rates gradually, if economic growth continues.

Professional Builder exclusive research: 2016 market forecast survey
Features
December 15, 2015

Survey participants express cautious optimism, hoping for continuing improvement in the home building cycle next year

Year in Review: 2015’s Best and Worst Small U.S. Cities
News
December 10, 2015

The South, Midwest, and Northeast dominate top spots, while California towns flunked

Housing for MIllennials: Where’s Hot, Where’s Not

Photo: Tableatny/Flickr

News
December 08, 2015

Atlanta, Pittsburgh, and Memphis top the list

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