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New home sales fall back in June

July 25, 2018

WASHINGTON — Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 5.3% in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 631,000 units after a downwardly revised May report, according to newly … Read More

Former NAWLA Director joins Capital Lumber

July 24, 2018

Marc Saracco has joined Capital Lumber effective Aug. 13. Saracco previously served as NAWLA’s Executive Director for more than four years. He will be based out of the Chino, Calif. branch … Read More

NCI Building Systems and Ply Gem merge

July 19, 2018

NCI Building Systems, Inc. a manufacturer of exterior building products for commercial construction, and Ply Gem Parent, LLC, a manufacturer of exterior building products for residential construction, announced that they … Read More

Remodeling confidence increases despite rising costs

WASHINGTON — The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 58 in the second quarter of 2018, up one point from the previous … Read More

Housing starts fall 12.3% as tariffs draw increased concern 

July 18, 2018

  WASHINGTON — Total housing starts fell 12.3% in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.17 million units, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of … Read More

Buffington to head Roseburg’s industrial products

July 17, 2018

Springfield, Ore. – Roseburg Forest Products has announced that Jim Buffington, Industrial Products Business Director, will assume full responsibility for the industrial products business, with accountability for the sales, marketing … Read More

ABC Supply acquires Alliance Wholesale Supply

BELOIT, Wis. — Building products distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc. has acquired the assets of Alliance Wholesale Supply, a distributor of roofing and other exterior building materials, which was founded in 2000. The … Read More

NAHB: Single-family production will continue to gain in 2019

Speaking before the National Association of Counties Annual Conference & Exposition in Nashville on July 15, NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz said that the housing recovery will continue to move forward but … Read More

ABC Supply opens second Delaware branch

BELOIT, Wis. — ABC Supply Co. Inc., has opened a new branch in Milton, Del. ABC Supply’s other Delaware branch is located in Stanton. D’Mitri Copeland, the new Branch Manager, began his … Read More

Builder confidence remains healthy in July 

WASHINGTON — Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes remained unchanged at a solid 68 reading in July on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market … Read More