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NLBMDA condemns latest round of Chinese tariffs

September 19, 2018

Washington — The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) condemns the action taken by the Trump Administration imposing a 10% tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese products … Read More

Builder confidence remains firm in September 

September 18, 2018

  WASHINGTON —Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes remained unchanged at a solid 67 reading in September on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market … Read More

Lumber, OSB prices down; Gypsum reaches new high

September 13, 2018

The National Association of Home Builders reports that residential construction goods input prices declined, on average, in August as large monthly increases and decreases offset each other. NAHB research is … Read More

BMC names new CEO

August 28, 2018

RALEIGH, N.C. — BMC Stock Holdings, Inc., has appointed David E. Flitman President and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Flitman will begin the role no later than Oct. 1. … Read More

Fiberon to be acquired by Fortune Brands for $470 million

August 24, 2018

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc., a home and security products company, has signed an agreement to acquire Fiberon, LLC, a manufacturer of outdoor performance materials used … Read More

New home sales down in July 

August 23, 2018

WASHINGTON — Sales of newly built, single-family homes inched down 1.7% in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 627,000 units after an upwardly revised June report, according to … Read More

Housing starts hold ground in July

August 16, 2018

WASHINGTON — Total housing starts inched up 0.9% in July 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 firm in August

August 15, 2018

WASHINGTON — Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes edged down one point to a solid 67 reading in August on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo … Read More