Construction Trends

U.S. Economy Adds 25,000 Construction Jobs in January
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U.S. Economy Adds 25,000 Construction Jobs in January

Overall, the number of private, non-farm jobs showed a 62 percent increase from... More

Report Again Shows Replacement Jobs Offer Most Value
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Report Again Shows Replacement Jobs Offer Most Value

But rising costs and an uneven recovery have caused the value of many projects to... More

Home Improvement, Repair Spending Expected to Stay Robust This Year
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Home Improvement, Repair Spending Expected to Stay Robust This Year

Harvard Center's LIRA points to 6.7% rise in spending in 2017 More

Homeowners Hired Pros to Remodel 66% of Kitchens, 58% of Baths, NKBA Survey Finds
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Homeowners Hired Pros to Remodel 66% of Kitchens, 58% of Baths, NKBA Survey Finds

K+B business for all renovations, new homes worth $134 billion in 2015 More

Survey: 55% of Builders Say Finding Labor Is a Pain Point
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Survey: 55% of Builders Say Finding Labor Is a Pain Point

Locating framers is the biggest challenge, poll by Metrostudy finds More

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Sunroom Sales Stumble In Tight Credit Economy

As demand has plummeted, sunroom dealers have had to adjust to a different kind of market. More

Tight Money, Tough Customers
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Tight Money, Tough Customers

Where the markets for roofing, windows, siding and decks are at and how... More

Mix It Up
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Mix It Up

Operating a sell-furnish-install (SFI) program in Charlotte-area stores puts The... More

Shine On
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Shine On

Solar power offers a hedge against energy price increases. More

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