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After a couple of weeks of solid, steady demand, the sales pace in the SPF lumber market subsided.

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Pleasanton, Calif.-based Simpson Manufacturing has appointed Tom Fitzmyers as its new chairman.

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Moody's Economist, Zandi, says, "The economy is struggling to avoid a double-dip recession," and he put the odds of the economy failing in that struggle at about 40% to 45%.

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The improving construction debt market offers yet another indication of just how quickly the lending industry has moved from fear to exuberance.

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Multifamily finance professionals are growing increasingly optimistic, budgeting for continued growth in 2012 as the industry plots its course through the early stages of a strong recovery.

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Highlights from SBCA's Annual Meeting, results of the inaugural BCMC Tri-Tacular, and an update from the show floor.

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Day One of BCMC 2011 is in the books. Get a recap of the kick-off, sessions and fierce competition at the BCMC Tri-tacular.

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Today was another great day at the build sites! In the evening, we celebrated with the first official BCMC Build 5K Run/Walk.

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This BCMC week, get day-by-day updates from our man-in-the-field, Jess Lohse, President of Rocky Mountain Truss Co. in Havre MT.

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BCMC Build is off to a great, albeit wet and muddy, start. Get the latest update.

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Florida’s economy has improved modestly since our last report. Hiring has improved, and the unemployment rate has declined slightly.

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Economic data this week provided insight into three aspects of the domestic economy: the consumer picture, inflation measures and the manufacturing sector. In light of this week’s information, we believe that GDP growth is tracking at around a 1.8 percent annual pace for the third quarter.

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A price index of lumber and panels used in actual construction for Sept. 9, 2011

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New Strategist Publications' Cheryl Russell notes that U.S. households grew by 1 million between 2010 and 2011, "the largest [increase] since 2006-07 and more than three times as great as the increase between 2009-10."

 

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NAHB's Multifamily Production Index (MPI) rose for a fourth consecutive quarter in the April-June period of this year, according to newly released figures on Sept. 8.

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