Economic Conditions

New-Home Sales Jump in February
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New-Home Sales Jump in February

Single-family sales up 6.1% from January, 12.8% from the same month last year. More

Architecture Billings Rebound in February
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Architecture Billings Rebound in February

After starting off 2017 with a contraction, the Architecture Billings Index... More

Jobs, Good Jobs, and Home Buying
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Jobs, Good Jobs, and Home Buying

So far, consumer home buyers are looking at interest rate increases and saying, '... More

BLS: U.S. Adds 235,000 Jobs in February
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BLS: U.S. Adds 235,000 Jobs in February

The nominal unemployment rate falls to 4.7 percent and clears the way for a Fed... More

Labor Gains and Lot Pains
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Labor Gains and Lot Pains

Gains in construction employment could ease builders' pain going into spring, but... More

Commercial Real Estate Market Seen Steady
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Commercial Real Estate Market Seen Steady

Realtors forecast moderate economic growth, which should keep market afloat. More

Architecture Billings Start 2017 With a Contraction
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Architecture Billings Start 2017 With a Contraction

After reaching the highest level since 2007 in December, architecture billings... More

BLS: U.S. Adds 227,000 Jobs in January
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BLS: U.S. Adds 227,000 Jobs in January

The first employment report under the Trump administration saw a rebound in... More

National Residential Economic Report Predicts Housing Shortages
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National Residential Economic Report Predicts Housing Shortages

In this video, Senior Vice President of Metrostudy Mark Boud gives a rundown of... More

What I Learned at WOC 2017
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What I Learned at WOC 2017

Concrete is in for a great year. More

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