U.S. housing starts bounced back in May following a dip in April. Housing starts (single-family and multi-family combined) came in at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.572 million, a 3.6% increase over April and 50% above May 2020 when housing was still feeling the pandemic.
Single-family starts in May were at a rate of 1.098 million, a 4.2% increase over April and 50% over May a year ago. Multi-family in May was 465,000, up 4% from April and 53% over May 2020.
Housing building permits were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.681 million in May, 3% below April and 35% above May 2020. Single-family permits were at a rate of 1.13 million, down 1.6% from April. Multi-family permits in May were 494,000, down 7.7% from April.
Evergreen Engineering announces the transition of its company leadership from President Gordon Yutzy to existing principals and partners, Justin Price and Danielle Daniels. Yutzy, who has served as president since 2009, will continue to serve as a principal and liaison for his longstanding clients as he prepares for…
U.S. housing starts increased 1.4% in December over November to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.702 million, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development monthly new residential construction report. It’s also 2.5% above December 2020…
U.S. Dept. of Commerce issued its final determination in the second administrative review of softwood lumber imports from Canada, and revealed a combined anti-subsidy and anti-dumping duty rate of 17.9%, confirming yet again that Canadian imports are unfairly subsidized and traded into the U.S. market, according to the U.S. Lumber Coalition…
Oregon Mass Timber Coalition was named by the Economic Development Administration (EDA) as a finalist in the $1 billion Build Back Better Regional Challenge. The coalition was awarded $500,000 to create a strategy for a Mass Timber Modular Manufacturing Facility at Marine Terminal 2 in Portland…
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