Posts Tagged ‘residential construction’

NAHB: Upward Housing Trend to Continue in 2015

Dec 17th, 2014

The economic and housing outlook for 2015 is a positive one, continuing trends seen in 2014. That’s according to a webinar hosted by the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) in which chief economist David Crowe explained the rationale behind builders’ positive outlook. The NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) had builder confidence for the newly-built […]

Uneven Pattern in Construction Spending ‘Likely to Last’

Jun 10th, 2014

For the third straight month, total construction rose at a modest rate in April, though Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America officials caution its recovery remains “fragile and fragmented” with an uneven pattern “likely to last.” “Residential, private nonresidential and public construction spending all have areas of strength but also pockets of weakness,” says Ken […]