Industry Data & Research

Industry data and research for professional home builders and remodelers.



Features
July 13, 2000

Among 1999's top ten areas in terms of sheer volume of new residential construction, only three - Atlanta, Chicago, and the Washington, DC metropolitan area - were able to build upon their totals through the first five months of this year.

Features
July 13, 2000

The Labor Department''s construction materials composite price index,/b> declined by 0.3% between April and May, erasing all of the gain recorded the month before.

Features
July 13, 2000

The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) fell 4.1% in June from its record-high set the month before.

Features
July 13, 2000

May 2000 total housing starts were at a seasonally-adjusted annualized level of 1.592 million units, down 3.9% from the April total and 3.5% lower than during May of 1999.

Features
July 11, 2000

April 2000 total housing starts were at a seasonally-adjusted annualized level of 1.663 million units, after averaging almost 1.8 million units (annualized) during the December 1999-February 2000 period.

Features
June 08, 2000

The Smith family of Carlsbad, Calif., exists only on paper as a researcher''s construct of the average home buyer. They are the typical dual-income, two-child household

Features
May 30, 2000

Among 1999’s top 10 areas in terms of sheer volume of new residential construction, only two - Atlanta and Chicago - have been able to build upon their totals through the first three months of this year.

Features
May 26, 2000

Single-family building permits in 1999 reached an all-time record of 1,231,811 as GDP hit 6.9% in fourth quarter.

Features
May 25, 2000

The top three states in terms of new residential permit volume - Florida, California, and Texas - accounted for 27.5% of all permits issued nationwide throughout the first three months of this year.

Features
May 24, 2000

April 2000 total housing starts were at a seasonally adjusted annualized level of 1.663 million units, after averaging almost 1.8 million units (annualized during the December 1999 -February 2000 period.

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