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NAHB Report: Housing Starts End 2020 Strong; Risks Ahead

While housing starts ended the year on a strong note, rising lumber prices and increasing regulatory cost concerns could affect future production. Led by a solid, double-digit gain in single-family starts, overall housing starts increased 5.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.67 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. The December reading of 1.67 million starts is the number… Read More

September Construction Starts in the New York Metropolitan Area

October 30, 2019 – Dodge Data & Analytics today reported on September construction starts in the metropolitan statistical area of New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, consisting of Bergen, Bronx, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Kings, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Nassau, New York, Ocean, Passaic, Pike, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Somerset, Suffolk, Sussex, Union and Westchester in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. According to Dodge Data & Analytics, the latest month’s construction activity followed this pattern: 2019 2018… Read More

September Construction Starts in the Chicago Area

October 30, 2019 – Dodge Data & Analytics today reported on September construction starts in the metropolitan statistical area of Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, consisting of Cook, De Kalb, Du Page, Grundy, Jasper, Kane, Kendall, Kenosha, Lake, McHenry, Newton, Porter and Will in Indiana, Wisconsin and Illinois. According to Dodge Data & Analytics, the latest month’s construction activity followed this pattern: 2019 2018 % Change Nonresidential $305,801,000 $653,955,000 -53 Residential $536,259,000 $543,714,000 -1 TOTAL BUILDING $842,060,000 $1,197,669,000 -30… Read More