Lumber Veteran Sees Holding Off on Construction as 'Sensible'

A National Association of Home Builders’ survey found 19% of builders are delaying building in order to mitigate high lumber costs, and one lumber

Labor + Trade Relations

Construction Job Openings Hit 2-Year High

To meet current new home construction demand, the industry requires more lumber and labor.


Single-Family Permits Issued Most in Southern States

Compared to the number of active listings, there are 680,000 fewer homes for sale across the country, according to the National Association of Real


Construction Sector Unemployment Rate Increased in May

Overall unemployment decreased in May down to 5.8% with the addition of 559,000 workers.


Creative Ways Builders Are Tackling the Affordability Issue

Builders, developers, and homebuyers are all affected by rising housing costs—here are some creative ways builders are successfully addressing affo


Even Flow: The Heartbeat of a Production Builder

Learn to speak the language of even flow and the slot system for more efficient production, greater profitability, and improved customer satisfaction

Building Materials

Building Material Costs Increase Upwards of 200% in One Year

Building a home in the U.S. has never been more expensive than it is today, says Bloomberg.

Building Materials

Single-Family Builders Report Material Costs Are Up 26% on Average

A recent survey of home builders found that on average, building material costs have increased 26.1% during the past year.

Resilient Construction

Wildfires are Only Worsening—It May Be Time for New Construction Methods

As bushes and trees nearby turned to ash, one California resident’s home remained untouched by the Valley Fire of 2015. How?


New Construction in Low-Density Areas Posts Strongest Pace

New-home construction boomed in small metropolitan and more rural areas during the first quarter of 2021.

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