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Report: Court Rules in Favor of Menards Founder in Case Against Former Fiancee

The founder of the Menards building supply chain doesn't have to give his ex-fiancee ownership interest in the company, an appeals court ruled Tuesday....

Report: Lumber Trade War Brewing

Bloomberg featured a story today on the escalation of a trade dispute between the U.S. and Canada over a new softwood lumber trade agreement. The...
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Report: Philly-Area Lumberyard Closing After 153 Years

A long-standing Philadelphia-area lumberyard is closing after 153 years in business. The Philadelphia Inquirer shares the story of Fritz Lumber Co. of Berwyn, Penn.,...

Report: Florida Governor Honors Naples Lumber and Supply

Ron Labbe, owner of Naples Lumber and Supply in Naples, Fla. was honored with a Business Ambassador Award from Gov. Rick Scott. The award...

Report: Solving the Trade Shortage

In Scott Sedam's June 2016 article in Professional Builder Magazine, he shares how a group of builders and contractors in the Grand Rapids, Mich....

Report: U.S., Canada softwood lumber talks stalled

Talks between Canada and the United States to resolve a dispute over exports of softwood lumber are making little progress and the matter likely...
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Report: Customer Seeks $50K After Fall in Big Box Store

A customer is suing a Lowe's store in Illinois, claiming that store employees failed to warn him of dangerous conditions that led to a...

Report: Pending Home Sales Surge to 10-Year High

Pending home sales overcame industry hurdles and increased for the third consecutive month in April, surging to the highest level in over a decade,...

Report: Prices Surge as New Home Sales Reach Eight Year High

A story today from Reuters says that U.S. single-family home sales surged to a more than eight-year high in April and prices hit a...
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Report: Can Tall Wood Buildings Save the Planet?

Politicians, architects, and scientists increasingly herald timber as an Earth-saving building technology, but not everyone agrees. A recent article in Fast Company takes a closer...

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