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US housing starts fell by the most on record due to coronavirus pandemic

US housing starts in April  plunged by the most on record going back to 1959 as sweeping lockdowns to contain [...]

China’s construction sector crashes in Jan-Feb

The number of new housing starts in China over January-February slumped by 45% year on year as a result [...]

US housing starts approach two-year low

U.S. homebuilding dropped to a near two-year low in March, pulled down by persistent weakness in the singlefamily [...]

Trump administration’s lumber tariffs forces Canadian producers to idle sawmills

U.S. lumber prices reached record prices during the first half of 2018, but have come to plunge 47% starting [...]

US housing starts at the highest level since 2007

New residential construction in the US reported a significant rise in May, according to data released by the US Commerce [...]

European prefab housing market growing steady

From 2007 to 2016, the EU prefabricated buildings market showed a mixed trend pattern. A significant drop in 2008 (79 [...]

Affordability and supply affect the US housing market

Multi-family housing construction drove the growth in housing starts in March, according to the latest data release by the [...]

UK Softwood Conference 2018 approached Brexit effects

On Tuesday 7th March 2018, over 120 leading suppliers, importers and traders of softwood products across the UK and Europe [...]

Canadian softwood lumber demand is forecast to remain high in the US

The ascending US housing starts and the tight softwood lumber supply from the Canadian lumber producers is expected to maintain [...]

US home sales reach 10-year high in October

Sales of new U.S. single-family homes unexpectedly rose in October to hit a 10-year high amid robust [...]