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MoistureShield expands distribution in South Carolina

BlueLinx will distribute the full line of MoistureShield wood composite decking products to dealers in 25 counties through its Charleston Distribution facility.
lumber prices

Pandemic pushes lumber prices higher

Framing lumber prices have increased 13% since May 1 — the largest two-week increase in over a decade.
builder confidence

Builder confidence on the rise after historic April drop

The rise in builder sentiment follows the largest single monthly decline in the history of the index in April.
Greg Evans

Greg Evans voted president of LAT

Evans is the owner of Redwoods, Inc. in Waco, Texas, and has served on the Executive Committee of LAT’s Board of Directors for two years.
builder credit

Builder credit tightens on virus concerns

Most builders reported that lenders are pulling back because of coronavirus concerns.
Suburban housing boom

Survey: Rise in remote work could lead to suburban boom

A new survey finds 75% of Americans working from home due to COVID-19 say they would prefer to continue that at least half the time, if given the option, after the pandemic subsides. 

NLBMDA sends Phase 4 priorities to Congress and White House  

NLBMDA’s recommendations for Phase 4 relief focus on both short and long-term solutions to help lumber and building material dealers and the residential construction industry.
Closed covid-19

Expect the unexpected: Closure and startup procedures for long-term shutdown

Businesses may be required to undertake a long-term shut down more than once. That’s why there is no better time to review your extended shutdown and startup procedures.
Lack of Clarity and Accountability at your Company: EXPOSED

Webinar Replay: Lack of Clarity and Accountability at your Company–EXPOSED

Shane shares concrete steps you can take today, using the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) Accountability Chart, to create clarity and accountability within your organization.
New River Valley Building Supply

Amid pandemic, Lester Group unveils New River Building Supply

The Lester Group, a Virginia company with more than 70 years experience in the building materials business, has opened New River Valley Building Supply.

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