SBC Industry News
Despite the impact of the hurricane, Houston remains the second highest volume new home market in the country, with just Dallas/ Fort Worth achieving a greater number of starts over the 3Q17 trailing twelve months.
Italian architect Renato Vidal has created a prefabricated foldable house that takes less than a day to install once on site.
The cost of attic trusses is minimal, usually less than $400, which includes the cost of truss design, the materials and can include the cost of the attic stairway depending on its placement within the home.
Softwood lumber prices in the U.S. soared to near-record highs Wednesday, as Canadian producers passed on higher export duties charged by the U.S. government straight on to American consumers.
Canada is launching a challenge under the North American Free Trade Agreement against recently announced U.S. duties against Canadian softwood lumber imports.
On November 8, Builders FirstSource (BFS) reported its results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017.
MiTek today announced that its outgoing president, Dick Marriott, has won the 2017 Dick Bowman Industry Enthusiast award, a prestigious honor awarded annually by the Structural Building Components Association (SBCA).
Simpson Strong-Tie has developed the new blog to discuss issues of special interest or importance to building professionals.
We think of a housing bubble as house price growth that isn’t sustainable because it isn’t consistent with underlying fundamentals, like income and job growth. To determine whether a bubble exists, we must look at both factors.
Using data from the country’s 3,142 counties (and county equivalents), these five maps show the extreme variance in U.S. population distribution.
Researchers from the university of British Columbia have developed a new fiber-reinforced concrete treatment that can “dramatically [enhance] the earthquake resistance of seismically vulnerable [structures].”
Over the past two decades, more than 120,000 acres of the Weminuche Wilderness — Colorado’s largest designated wilderness area at 488,210 acres — have fallen prey to the destructive spruce beetle.
BMC Stock reported its net income doubled to $18.4 million in Q3 from a year-earlier $9.2 million, thanks to a 7.3% increase in net sales to $881 million.
Kodiak Building Partners has signed an agreement to acquire American Builders Supply based in Orlando.
On November 2, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative final determinations of the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of softwood lumber from Canada.
US steel wire rod import prices are now selling at a roughly $60-per-ton premium to domestic rod, inverting longtime trends, market participants said.
Single-family construction spending inched up 0.2%, while multifamily spending rebounded by 0.6% in September.
The potential for AI to infuse business and value chains across various industries is greater than ever before—but where should companies start?
Damage that the worst forest-fire season in B.C. has done to the province’s forest industry is showing up in trade statistics that show overall exports down 14 per cent to the end of August, according to B.C. Stats.
Lennar Corp. agreed to buy CalAtlantic Group Inc. for $5.7 billion, creating the country's largest home builder by revenue in the latest affirmation of a U.S. economic expansion now in its ninth year.