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Architecture Billings Continue Growth into 2020

Architecture Billings Continue Growth into 2020

Posted: February 21, 2020 | Tradewinds

Starting the year on a strong note, architecture firm billings strengthened slightly in January, according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA).

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Construction Starts Move Lower in January

Construction Starts Move Lower in January

Posted: February 21, 2020 | Tradewinds

Total construction starts slipped 6% from December to January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $759.2 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. All three major categories moved lower in January — residential building starts fell 8%, nonresidential building lost 6%, and nonbuilding starts moved 2% lower.

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Housing Production Shows Solid Start to 2020

Housing Production Shows Solid Start to 2020

Posted: February 21, 2020 | Tradewinds

Total housing starts decreased 3.6 percent in January from an upwardly revised December reading to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.57 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department. Meanwhile, overall permits surged to a 13-year high.

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Vitro Architectural Glass names Martin Bracamonte Vice President, Operations

Vitro Architectural Glass names Martin Bracamonte Vice President, Operations

Posted: February 21, 2020 | Tradewinds

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced that Martin Bracamonte has been named vice president, operations.

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Construction Contractor Confidence Remains Steady, Says ABC

Construction Contractor Confidence Remains Steady, Says ABC

Posted: February 21, 2020 | Tradewinds

Confidence among U.S. construction industry leaders held steady in December 2019 after surging in November, according to the Associated Builders and Contractors Construction Confidence Index released today. The average American contractor entered 2020 with confidence: Sales expectations, profit margins and staffing levels all remained above the growth expectations threshold, indicating a strong start to 2020.

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