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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

Builder confidence remains healthy in July 

July 17, 2018

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

Lumber prices up, builder confidence down

June 18, 2018

WASHINGTON — Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes fell two points to 68 in June on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). … Read More

Lawmakers push for return to softwood lumber negotiations

June 14, 2018

WASHINGTON — 171 members of the House of Representatives have sent a letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Ambassador Robert Lighthizer, the U.S. Trade Representative, asking that the U.S. … Read More

German company Knauf to buy USG in $7 billion deal

June 11, 2018

IPHOFEN, Germany & CHICAGO — Gebr. Knauf KG and USG Corporation have entered into a definitive agreement in which Knauf will acquire all of the outstanding shares of USG in … Read More

AZEK to acquire Versatex

May 30, 2018

SKOKIE, Ill. — The AZEK Company announced in a press release that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Versatex, a manufacturer of highly engineered cellular PVC products. The … Read More