Posts with the tag “residential-construction”
House Hunters Desire Energy Efficiency
December 1st, 2014
With the costs of nearly everything on the rise, people are trying to save where they can - even if that means paying more up front for an energy-efficient home. According to BuilderOnline.com, nearly...
Retail Sales Improve for Lowe's and Home Depot
November 22nd, 2014
It's that time of year again. The holidays are here, which means retailers of all types are keeping a close watch on sales. And thanks to the improving housing market, Lowe's and Home Depot are both s...
Use of Digital Technology Increases Among Contractors
November 15th, 2014
Commercial contractors and construction workers have been utilizing tools technology for a very long time, but not digital technology! Contractors have historically been categorized as slow adopters; ...
GDP Numbers are Good, but Construction Figures are Better
August 3rd, 2014
Click here to read the full articleThe United States' GDP grew last quarter: it grew by an estimated 4%. Part of the increase was due to construction figures. Fixed nonresidential investment was up mo...
Housing and Economy to Continue Upward Trend
April 28th, 2014
According to a recent article released by the National Association of Home Builders, housing starts will continue the upward trend through much of 2015. A growing economy, competitive mortgage rates, ...
New Show Exposes Bad Eggs in Contracting
March 9th, 2014
Unfortunately, they exist in all industries – “Bad Eggs” that is: business professionals who are simply dishonest in one way or another. A new reality TV show coming to Spike TV is looking to expose ...
Remodeling Index Showing Signs of Improvement
January 26th, 2014
The National Association of Home Builders announced last Thursday that the Remodeling Market Index held steady at 57 during the fourth quarter of 2013, which happens to be the highest index rating sin...