4 hrs ago
NJ builders on track to start largest number of homes since 2006
Despite last winter's weather delays, New Jersey builders are on track to start the largest number of homes since 2006, led by a boom in rental construction.
9 hrs ago
The Baltimore Sun
Maryland home builder trade groups combine
Two Maryland home building trade associations said Thursday they have joined forces to form a larger organization, with official approval expected next month.
12 hrs ago
Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line
New home construction drops off slightly but should rebound
The number of building permits issued for new single-family homes in Tooele County as of July 31 dropped by 4 percent in 2014 as compared to the same time period last year.Statistics from local building officials show Grantsville City is down 11 single-family building permits from 2013, and Stansbury Park is down 10.Tooele County issued 10 more ... (more)
16 hrs ago
Home builders report 'lackluster' August; see which cities are building the most
"While there are signs of broader improvement in the economy, locally, underemployment and resultant lower wages keep buyers hesitant," said Shawn Nelson, Builders Association of the Twin Cities 2014 president.
20 hrs ago
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Redesigning Your Bathroom With a Professional Eye
The bathroom begins and ends most people's days. You brush your teeth, shower or take a bath, and make yourself attractive in front of the biggest mirrors in the house.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
WGNO-TV New Orleans
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Mon Aug 25, 2014
South China Morning Post
Hong Kong regulator's probe will not stop Sunac's proposed buyout of rival
Greentown China says proposed buyout by a mainland home-building rival is still on, despite first-half profit fall and regulatory investigation Mainland luxury-home builder Sunac China said it is still keen on buying 24.3 per cent of rival Greentown China even after the latter yesterday reported a 67 per cent year-on-year plunge in first-half net ... (more)
Construction labor shortage may slow new home building for years in Michigan
Michigan has a serious labor shortage in home construction which will slow the pace of new home building for at least the next six years.
Metro Detroit home construction permits at highest level since 2006 in July
There were 469 single-family home building permits issued for Macomb, Oakland, St. Clair and Wayne counties in July, marking the highest total for the month since July 2006.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Design & build: Nailing the design
The Block NZ 2012 winner Ben Crawford and his girlfriend Kylie are building their dream home.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
How HGTV Canada built a specialty powerhouse
The straight-talking builder had worked as a contractor for decades before he wound up filling in behind the scenes on an HGTV Canada show.
How HGTV Canada built a specialty powerhouse and a global following
Bryan Baeumler, Mike Holmes and Scott McGillivray are seen in this undated handout photo.
More Homes, More People to Bryan, College Station
Bryan, College Station is growing. And with new home construction on the rise, the end may not be in sight.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
A day in photos
Members of the National Legislative Assembly get together for a group photo outside parliament.
Wall Street Journal
Homes Built for Rent Claim Smaller Share
Recent Commerce Department data show that construction of single-family homes for rental purposes is shrinking toward its long-term average market share, but that doesn't include the entire picture.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
KATV Little Rock
Former officer facing charge
For more than 14 years he protected and served as a member of the Little Rock police department.
World's First 3D Printed Estate Coming To New York
New submitter Randy-tanner writes A well known New York architect & contractor has > begun construction on what is possibly the largest 3D printing related project ever undertaken .
Pros and Cons of Shipping Container Architecture
Building homes using shipping containers has been all the rage lately and few can deny that these structures lend themselves very well to building sustainable, cozy and unique homes.
US News & World Report
Uneven Housing Recovery Likely Still a Concern for the Fed
New home construction is up 21.7 percent from a year ago, but demand isn't where economists had hoped.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Housing starts soar in July; construction boosts Home Depot profit
MEL EVANS/ASSOCIATED PRESS/FILEA builder works on new homes in Belmar, N.J. U.S. home construction rebounded in July, rising to the fastest pace in eight months and offering hope that housing has regained momentum.