SBC Industry News
McBride & Son Homes, Chesterfield, Mo. has chosen to use MiTek USA’s SAPPHIRE Build software solution.
Located on the site of the former “Rock ‘n Roll” McDonald’s, this new daylight-filled space was constructed of steel and cross-laminated timber, with extensive plantings outside, inside, and above the 19,000-square-foot structure.
Cold-formed steel (CFS) framing has a proven track record of providing cost-effective and sustainable benefits for mid-rise buildings, and offers significant cost benefits over competitive building materials when the total cost of construction is considered.
The cost index for ‘goods inputs into construction’ is now racing ahead at its fastest rate since September 2008’s +12.4%. But that elevated rate of +12.4% a decade ago resulted from an artificial boom in homebuilding that was fueled by faulty subprime mortgage lending.
84 Lumber has been named a 2018 Top Workplace in the Greater Pittsburgh region by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Kodiak Building Partners has acquired substantially all the operating assets of Direct Lumber and Door of Colorado, a provider of millwork, lumber, trusses, and other products for the contractor and remodeling markets.
Economist John Burns of John Burns Real Estate Consulting, recently shared his predictions on a rise in household formation between 2016 to 2025 that, according to his analysis, will require 1.25 million housing units to be constructed per year to accommodate it.
ITMA met to discuss, among many items, the new requirements surrounding electronic logging of hours. The chapter invited Luke Feld, with the Iowa Department of Transportation, to speak to the CMs regarding best practices for using ELD.
SBCA is pleased to announce the publication of SBCA Research Report 1304-03, which provides best practice documentation to share with specifiers, the fire service and building officials who need help with fire-resistance techniques for L-type wall assembly connections on your jobsite.
MiTek USA has received the D.R. Horton 2018 Chairman’s Choice Award, which recognizes trade partner excellence. MiTek was selected for its tremendous work as a national partner of D.R. Horton’s; for increased efficiency and technology opportunities introduced to many D.R. Horton divisions.
Weyerhaeuser Company today announced that Doyle R. Simons has elected to retire, and its board of directors has appointed Devin W. Stockfish as president and chief executive officer, effective Jan. 1, 2019.
Atlas Engineered Products Ltd., a leading supplier of trusses, engineered wood products and building components, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase all of the issued and outstanding shares of Tandelle Specialty Inc. and Pacer Building Components Inc.
The growing number of developers seeking to cash out rather than risk losing money on building is fueling concerns that residential production will start to decline even as the Bay Area’s housing crisis worsens.
The two brothers, who attend Oregon Episcopal School, brought together a group of their fellow students and two local companies involved in the building industry to design and build a tiny structure to benefit a Dignity Village resident.
BMC Stock Holdings, Inc., one of the leading providers of diversified building products, services and innovative building solutions in the U.S. residential construction market, announced that David E. Flitman has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer.
To determine the effects of weather on a truss, SBCRI is working with CMs from around the country to provide data, leading to an improved understanding of trusses exposed to weather.
Component manufacturers (CMs), home builders and homeowners looking for best practices to ensure they have the most current mold facts and mold mitigation and remediation information can look to two new research reports created by SBCA.
Universal Forest Products Inc. (UFPI) released their second quarter earnings recently during a teleconference with investors. UFPI’s CEO Matthew Missad made the following observations.
Wood is being considered for an ever-growing type and size of building. Great news for component manufacturers (CMs), of course. However, competitors are not taking their loss of market share lying down.