Housing & Construction

With sky high lumber prices and skilled labor increasingly difficult to find, the construction industry needs offsite framing now more than ever. 

In a move which is billed as an attempt to reduce the city's vulnerability to wildfires, the Los Angeles City Council voted earlier today to explore a proposal which could curtail the use of wood-frame construction for larger developments in some of its most densely-populated neighborhoods.

We’ve identified 200 players driving a new hyper data-driven, technology-fueled, and institutionally backed housing investor ecosystem.

Habitat for Humanity recently partnered with Build with Strength, backed by the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA), to construct resilient, affordable, and sustainable housing across the United States.

Total payroll employment rose by 916,000 and the unemployment rate declined to 6.0% in March.

The mortgage market is humming, but getting approved for a home loan is as difficult as it has been in years.

According to the latest What Home Buyers Really Want*, 60% of home buyers would prefer a newly-built home over an existing home.

President Joe Biden unveiled a sweeping $2.25 trillion infrastructure plan today that calls for investing $213 billion to produce, preserve, and retrofit more than 2 million affordable and sustainable places to live.

The December Household Spending Survey, published by the New York Federal Reserve Bank, showed a modest increase in household spending over the past four months, and a surge in the median expectation for year-ahead household spending to highest level since August 2015.

Despite high buyer traffic and strong demand, builder sentiment fell in March as rising lumber and other material prices pushed builder confidence lower.