Tag Archives: construction

New-Home Construction Ramps Up in Midwest, Northeast

Groundbreaking on new single-family homes posted a 6 percent rise in March, showing a gradual strengthening in the sector — particularly in the Northeast and Midwest — according to...

Retail Rents Rise as Construction Stays Flat

For the 12th consecutive quarter, rents for stores in shopping centers and malls were on the rise in the first quarter of 2014, a sign that retail landlords may be growing more...

New-Home Construction Hits Fastest Pace in 5 Years

Homebuilders are ramping up new-home construction at the fastest pace in more than five years, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday. Construction of single-family homes and...

Builders Step Up Construction Due to Rising Demand

Homebuilders broke ground on homes in March at the fastest pace since June 2008, mostly fueled by a surge in apartment construction, the Commerce Department reports. ...

Are Renters Driving the Home Construction Rebound?

Renters are playing a large role in the home construction industry — a much bigger role than they traditionally play, Fortune reports. Construction of multifamily homes is making up...

4 Tips for Buying Smart With New Construction

For buyers who want new construction, be sure to educate them about some differences in buying "old" versus "new."...

Construction Spending Rises for 5th Straight Month

The worst year for home building on record was 2011, but the year ended with a surge in construction spending, as the new-home sector heads into 2012 on a brighter note. ...

New-Home Construction Bounces Back, Soars 9.3%

New-home construction and building permits–a future gauge of construction–surged last month, slowly helping to pull the new-home market out of one of its worst years for...