U.S. single-family housing starts in April dipped 7.3% from March to a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.1 million, but multi-family starts (five units or more) shot up 16.8% over March to 612,000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development monthly new residential construction report.
Multi-family was up a whopping 42% from April 2021, registering its third consecutive monthly increase, while single-family has recorded two consecutive months of decline.
The combined housing starts in April were 1.724 million, down 0.2% from March, but up 14.6% over April 2021.
U.S. single- and multi-family housing starts were 1.601 million in 2021, following 1.380 million in 2020.
Housing building permits were at a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.819 million in April, which was 3.2% below March. Single-family permits were 1.11 million, down 4.6%, while multi-family was 656,000, down less than a percent from March.
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West Fraser plans to expand its operations in Newberry County, SC. The $17.7 million project is expected to create 30 jobs. The investment at the company’s current location will include an additional 60 acres of land. The company also announced third quarter financial results…
Vida Purchases Swedish SawmillVIDA AB plans to acquire a 50MMBF sawmill from Ingarp Träskydd for 50 million SEK ($6 million CAD). The sawmill has the potential for expansion to 100MMBF. The acquisition marks a continued investment in the area around Vida's sawmills in...
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