Industry News

 

NAHB Applauds Signing of Tax Bill into Law
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New Home Sales Hit Post-Recession High in November
December 22, 2017 - Sales of newly built, single-family homes in November rose 17.5 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 733,000 units from a downwardly revised October reading, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. This is the highest sales pace since July 2007... Read full story

 

NKBA and NAHB Kick Off Year Two of the This Old House Generation Next Campaign at Design & Construction Week 2018
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NAHB Announces Finalists for Best of IBS Awards
December 12, 2017 - The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has announced the finalists for its sixth annual Best of IBS Awards for the 2018 International Builders� Show (IBS) in Orlando, Fla. Over 300 product entries in nine categories were judged by 27 industry and media representatives... Read full story

 

New Home Sales Rate Reaches 10-Year High in October
November 27, 2017 - Sales of newly built, single-family homes in October rose 6.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 685,000 units from a downwardly revised September reading, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. This is the highest sales pace since October 2007... Read full story

 

Multifamily Developer Confidence Weakens in Third Quarter
November 21, 2017 - The Multifamily Production Index (MPI), released today by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), dropped 10 points to 46 in the third quarter of 2017. This is the lowest reading since the second quarter of 2011... Read full story

 

Housing Starts Up Sharply, Near Post-Recession High in October
November 17, 2017 - Nationwide housing starts rose 13.7 percent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.29 million units after a slight upward revision to the September reading, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department... Read full story

 

Statement from NAHB Chairman Granger MacDonald on Senate Tax Reform Plan
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Builder Confidence Climbs to 8-Month High in November
November 16, 2017 - Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose two points to a level of 70 in November on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). This was the highest report since March, and the second highest on record since July 2005... Read full story

 

Guerry Lumber purchases HomeSouth Architectural
July 18, 2017 - Guerry Lumber of Savannah, GA is pleased to announce its expansion into the architectural window and door business with its acquisition of HomeSouth Architectural located in Savannah, GA... Read full story

 

Shipments of Southern Pine Lumber Up in 2016
April 03, 2017 - The Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) has announced that, for the seventh consecutive year, shipments of Southern Pine lumber recorded an increase from the previous year. Shipments in 2016 totaled 17.34 billion board feet (Bbf), an increase of 4% over the volume shipped in 2015 (16.6 Bbf) and 47% above 2009 shipments (11... Read full story

 

2017 NAHB International Builders� Show Boasts Strong Attendance Numbers
February 09, 2017 - Last month, more than 68,000 home builders, remodelers, developers and designers flocked to Orlando, Fla. to attend the 2017 International Builders� Show(IBS), the largest annual light construction trade show in the world... Read full story

 

84 Lumber Releases the Rejected Ending to Super Bowl Commercial at Journey84.com
February 05, 2017 - PITTSBURGH (February 5, 2017) � �Too controversial to air during the Super Bowl.� That�s what 84 Lumber was told when they tried to show a border wall in their first-ever Super Bowl commercial... Read full story

 

55+ Housing Market Ends Fourth Quarter on Record-High
February 02, 2017 - Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remains strong in the fourth quarter of 2016 with a reading of 67, up eight points from the previous quarter, according to the National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. This is the highest reading since the inception of the index in 2008... Read full story

 

New Home Sales Post Highest Yearly Total Since 2007
January 26, 2017 - Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 12.2 percent in 2016 to 563,000 units, the highest annual rate since 2007, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. New home sales fell 10.4 percent in December 2016 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 536,000 units... Read full story