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Architecture billings downward trajectory moderates

Architecture billings downward trajectory moderates

Posted: June 26, 2020 | Tradewinds

Demand for design services in May saw few signs of rebounding following a record drop in billings the month prior, according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA).

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New Home Sales Jump in May as Housing Rebound Continues

New Home Sales Jump in May as Housing Rebound Continues

Posted: June 26, 2020 | Tradewinds

In a further sign that the housing market is rebounding from the COVID-19 pandemic, sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 16.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 676,000 units in May from a downwardly revised reading in April, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. The May rate is 12.7 percent higher than the May 2019 pace.

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Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Confidence Surges in June, COVID-19 Impact Survey Data Revealed

Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Confidence Surges in June, COVID-19 Impact Survey Data Revealed

Posted: June 19, 2020 | Tradewinds

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) has released the June 2020 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). The index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations for the future as reported by key executives from the $900 billion equipment finance sector. Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market increased to 45.8, up from the May index of 25.8.

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New Housing Numbers Flash Signs of Continued Growth

New Housing Numbers Flash Signs of Continued Growth

Posted: June 19, 2020 | Tradewinds

In a sign that the housing market continues to show forward momentum, single-family permits posted an 11.9 percent gain in May, while total housing starts increased 4.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 974,000 units, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department.

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New data shows construction activity returning to pre-coronavirus levels in many parts of the country as some firms begin to add workers

New data shows construction activity returning to pre-coronavirus levels in many parts of the country as some firms begin to add workers

Posted: June 19, 2020 | Tradewinds

A new survey by the Associated General Contractors of America and data from construction technology firm Procore show that construction activity is returning to pre-coronavirus levels in many parts of the country and some firms are adding workers. The new economic data, however, also shows some future projects are being canceled and many others are being delayed by supply chain issues and labor shortages, underscoring the need for additional federal recovery measures, association officials noted.
 

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