U.S. housing starts picked up the pace in February, increasing 6.8% over January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.769 million, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development monthly new residential construction report.
Single-family starts in February were at a rate of 1.215 million, up 5.7% over January, while multi-family starts (five units or more) were 501,000, up 0.8%.
The February numbers top any monthly numbers in 2022, when annual housing starts hit 1.6 million. Housing starts had dropped 4% in January from December.
Housing building permits were at a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.859 million, down nearly 2% from January. Single-family permits were 1.207 million, off 0.5%, while multi-family was 597,000, down 4.5% from January.
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Brad Thorlakson, President and CEO of Tolko Industries, has announced that Pino Pucci, Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Logistics will assume a newly created interim role as Tolko’s Chief Operating Officer. “This role has been created to support our succession planning process, as Pino will eventually succeed me as President & CEO,” Thorlakson says. “Pino’s proven leadership experience, significant focus on people and…
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