Mar 22, 2013 As the housing market recovers, prices for some construction and building materials reach pre-bust highs
Feb 26, 2013 Despite a 46 percent jump in softwood lumber prices, many timber companies are wary to head into the forests.
Feb 14, 2013 Many school districts around the country are making use of capital appreciation bonds, long-term bonds that can put them into debt for far more than they initially borrowed.
Dec 27, 2012 Many of the new homes being sold now were planned years ago. Finally demand has returned, in part because first-time buyers are being outbid by investors for bargain foreclosure sales.
Dec 4, 2012 How long will you wait for an elevator before becoming frustrated? Elevator expert Theresa Christy says 20 seconds is the industry standard.
Oct 31, 2012 As stricken homeowners dig out, home-improvement sales should see a boost.
Oct 26, 2012 A new set of beetles is taking North America by storm, and this time the casualty is the lumber industry. What does this mean for home building and other lumber needs in the U.S.?
Oct 17, 2012 New construction on apartments and single family houses reached its highest point in September in more than four years. New mortgage applications for home purchases were also up last week.
Aug 22, 2012 Nationwide, home-building permits are at a four-year high. But coming off the Great Recession, is there a market for luxury homes?