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The Winnipeg Free Press
Toronto-based Norbord Inc. reports lower Q2 earnings of $11 million
Norbord Inc. reported a profit of $11 million in its latest quarter, down from $53 million a year ago, as sales fell compared with the same quarter last year.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
A very positive economic sign
New home construction is continuing at a strong pace in Oswego and is showing signs of picking up in Montgomery, according to information provided this past week by officials with the two villages.
Clayton Homes, Americaa s Largest Home Builder, Qualifies for DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Program
One of the test homes is the only manufactured home in the nation to qualify for the DOE Challenge Home Program.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Homebuilding slows, sales jump in Oklahoma City area
Brandon Waller of Affinity Homes shows the project home the company built at 1812 NE 27 Terrace in Moore for the Southwest Showcase of Homes.
Chico home building trending upward post-recession
Construction continues on single-family homes, many of which have "Sold" signs in front, on East Eaton Road on Friday in Chico.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The Detroit News
Glenn Haege: MSU builds a greener campus we can learn from
MSU's green building focus hasn't trickled down to residential home building You hear a lot about green building these days, but like most things in the area of energy conservation, it takes time for such an initiative to become a common practice.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Homebuilder shares dive on disappointing results, data
Shares of homebuilders took a dive Thursday after two sector heavyweights missed profit forecasts, and as data showed that new home sales declined much more than expected.
U.S.: New Home Sales Down 8.1% in June
Sales of new single-family houses fell 8.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 406,000 units in June, according to data released Thursday, July 24, 2014 by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.
Point Reyes Light
Marty Medin, fireman and fisherman
Marty Medin, a fireman and 56-year West Marin resident known for his generosity and knack for fishing, died in Petaluma on July 9. He was 73. Marty was born in Seattle, Washington, in the early 1940s, to Dorothy Eldred, a Louisiana native who fastened rivets on the assembly line at a Boeing aircraft factory during World War II and later became a ... (more)
People on The Move in Kalamazoo -- July 24, 2014
People on The Move announces the new title or working role of local people moving from one paid position to another.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Original designer, contractor return to build shelter addition
Fourteen years after it moved into its current facility, SAFE Shelter, Savannah's only shelter for abused women and children, is expanding.
WTHI-TV Terre Haute
Students receive more than experience from home building
School may not start until August for Vigo County students, but that doesn't mean they aren't getting a head start on school projects.
County 10 News
What does "Home" mean to you?
When do you feel at home? Does friendly, secure, and comfortable have anything to do with it? We think so.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
These dirt bags are in demand
When Mike Zock was involved in the Pittsburgh home-building industry in the early 2000s, he witnessed traditional sediment controls fail with each new rainfall.
Our eco-friendly home
With a combination of ideas from magazines, hotels and other houses, the Porters built a two-bedroom grass-thatched house in 10 months, writes Joseline Adiru.
US News & World Report
Homeowners and Homebuilders Are Going Green
A promising trend in home construction is the rising number of certified green and energy efficient homes.
Home construction expected to lift
Young families wanting new stand-alone houses are expected to drive a boom in residential construction in the next three years.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Here's what will hold back housing for the next two years
Home-building rates will remain low over the next couple of years as the population expands slowly and it remains tough to get a mortgage, among other market challenges, according to a Monday research report by analysts at RBC Capital Markets.
No Need For Alarm Over Housing Starts Even As They Clash With Bullish Builder Sentiment
A recovery in home builder sentiment suggests that disappointing housing starts are more likely indicative of an on-going "bumping along" for the housing market.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Australia's embrace of high-rise living has short-term cost
Australia is enjoying a long-desired housing renaissance as a record amount of new building gets under way, and a shift in fashion toward high-rise living should lengthen its life span even if it tempers its immediate benefits.