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NLBMDA members honored in Colorado

As NLBMDA members gathered for the annual Pro Dealer Summit at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado, a Tuesday evening Pro Dealer Award Dinner...
prices paid for building materials lumber

Building materials year-to-date price growth is slowest in years

Lumber prices have fallen 8.7% over the last 12 months but remain nearly 15% higher than they were in 2016.
Higginbotham Brothers

Higginbotham Brothers names new GMs, holds Grand Re-Opening

Higginbotham Brothers, a 39-store chain of Texas lumberyards, has appointed new general managers at three of its locations.
single-family starts

Growth slows for single-family starts in six census divisions

According to NAHB analysis of the Survey of Construction (SOC), nationally, there were 881,076 new single-family starts in 2018, 4% higher than 2017.
Winter is coming - Rick Schumacher

Building connections

As I write this, LBM Strategies Conference 2019 is in the rearview mirror. Many of our industry’s leading thinkers—and doers—were there to share their stories, to learn from other industry pros, and to connect with others who do what they do.
McCoy's Building Supply managers

McCoy’s Building Supply names two new store managers

McCoy’s Building Supply recently named two new store managers: Tyler Louis in Palestine, Texas, and Julio Lopez in Carlsbad, N.M.
construction jobs

Unemployment falls to 3.5% in September

In September, the unemployment rate declined 0.2 percentage points to 3.5%. It was the lowest rate since December 1969.
nonresidential construction spending

Nonresidential construction spending down in August

Private nonresidential spending fell 1% on a monthly basis and is down 2.8% compared to the same time last year.
single-family house build

Single-family house builds average 7.7 months

According to analysis by the National Association of Home Builders, the time from authorization to completion varies across the nation and depends on the geographic location, metropolitan status, and whether the house is built for sale or custom-built.
Paul Wainman

Leadership evolution at Hancock Lumber

LBM Journal has learned that Paul Wainman will become president of Hancock Lumber effective January, 2020.

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