Finally, Meadowlands Complex to Open

The date is set for October 25th, 2019. The American Dream ENT-Complex is seen to be the second largest water park in the world, as well as the world’s largest hydromagnetic water coaster, which will have a 1.5 acre wave pool able of generating 2- to 6-foot waves. The...

NAHB Reports Single Family Starts Up 4% in 2018

PRESS RELEASE NAHB analysis of the Survey of Construction (SOC), nationally, there were 881,076 new single-family units started in 2018, 4% higher than the units started in 2017. It was the double of the units started in 2011, and still 49% less than the peak of 2007...

New Home Sales Up

Sales of new homes were up slightly, by 0.8% year-over-year, in 2Q, reversing the trend in the previous two quarters, when new-home sales dropped, while existing home sales were down 0.7% in 2Q. The supply of new homes was down 1%, representing the biggest annual...

Housing Starts Fall 4.7 Percent

Building Permits Privately‐owned housing units authorized by building permits in May were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,294,000. This is 0.3 percent (±1.3 percent)* above the revised April rate of 1,290,000, but is 0.5 percent (±1.4 percent)* below the May...

High Tech Comes to Storm Technology

Technology is not only coming in the form of microchips, but it is also beginning to make an impact in the construction industry. One of the biggest developments in housing technology is the impact-resistant windows and doors, among other areas. Shutter systems and...