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Construction materials prices up despite lumber price declines

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its producer price index report for August 2021. It showed that construction components and materials prices were...

Tech growth expedites multifamily projects

At a recent ULI webinar, panelists discussed the advantages of alternative construction technologies, including modular development, panelization, mass timber, and precast concrete. The webinar...
lumber prices

Construction materials prices rises spread

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its producer price index report for June 2021. It showed that construction materials prices were up 3.2...
construction jobs

Job openings remain at high level in May

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released the Job Openings and Labor Turnover (JOLT) report for May. Although last month’s report set a...
construction materials prices

Construction materials prices higher in May

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its producer price index report for May 2021. It showed that construction materials prices were up 3.9...

New NMHC construction survey finds record construction costs and increasing delays

A record 83 percent of multifamily developer respondents reported construction delays in the jurisdictions where they operate, according to the seventh edition of the...

Residential construction spending mixed in March

The Census Bureau’s report on construction spending shows that the value of residential construction put in place in March was up 1.7 percent from...

Construction materials price rises spread in February

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its producer price index report for February 2021. It showed that the BLS price index of materials...

Construction materials prices edge higher as lumber rebounds

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its producer price index report for December 2020. It showed that the BLS price index of materials...
job market

Jobs market continues slow improvement

Two recent reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) describe the current labor situation. They are the Employment Situation Report for November and...

Lumber price surge drives construction material prices higher

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its producer price index report for September 2020. It showed that the BLS price index of materials...

Lumber drives construction material prices higher again

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its producer price index report for August 2020. It showed that the BLS price index of materials...

Construction materials prices flat in May

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its producer price index report for May 2020. It showed that overall prices for processed goods for...
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Rate Desk Thursday, June 18, 2020

 June 18, 2020 edition of Yield PRO TV Rate Desk with Michael Thomas. Price compression for MF developers and incredibly low interest rates, the...
construction jobs

COVID-19 hits jobs

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released its Job Openings and Labor Turnover (JOLT) report for March. It is the first report to...

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