Registration Now Open for the 2022 International Builders’ Show
The popular industry event is back in person in 2022.
New Home Sales Fall Short of Forecasts in May
The housing market cooled off a little in May, but a busy and (complicated) summer looms for the home building...
Construction Employment Slips By 20,000 Jobs in May
The construction industry is spinning its wheels as material shortages continue causing non-residential construction to sputter.
Construction Training Program for Girl Scouts Launches This Fall
Only 11 percent of construction workers in 2020 were women. The Home Depot Foundation and the Girl Scouts of the...
Construction Production Drops as Material Costs Surge
Building homes is steadily getting more expensive, complicating matters for homebuilders and home buyers alike.
NAHB to Host Webinars on Lumber Alternatives in Home Building
Faced with an unprecedented leap in lumber prices, home builders may have to turn to alternative building methods to keep...
New BriqCash Payment and Rewards Platform for Contractors
BriqCash is a new way for construction workers to manage their finances and earn some industry-specific rewards along the way.
California Safety Chief Named New Head of OSHA
A new administration signals that changes are coming to OSHA.
NAHB Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness Week
The goal is to educate construction workers on vaccine safety and get the industry vaccinated.
Residential Construction Employment Fully Recovers from Pandemic Losses
After a year of economic uncertainty, residential construction employment levels have climbed back to where they were pre-pandemic. But will...
Construction Labor Shortage: Study Finds 430,000 Workers Needed
The construction industry is getting busier every day and needs to hire a lot more workers to keep up.
What’s the Difference Between a Castle and a Palace
What's the difference between a castle and a palace?
5 Highest-Paying States for Architects
Looking for a job in architecture? These five states have the highest average professional architect salaries in the U.S.
Highest-Paying States for Landscape Architects
These five states have the highest average salaries for professional landscape architects in the U.S.
5 Best Resources for Women in Skilled Trades
Succeeding as a woman in a historically male-centric industry is no small task. Here are some of the best resources...
Record High Lumber Prices Still Hindering Home Building
The problems that plagued the home building industry in 2020 seem to have followed it into the new year.
National Worker’s Group Criticizes OSHA’s COVID-19 Safety Standards
The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health is not happy with how the federal government has handled worker safety...
Home Building Insights from the Houzz Kitchen Trends Study
Take a deep dive into the world of modern kitchen design and renovation.
Housing Starts End the Year at the Fastest Pace Since 2006
Home building activity surged at the end of the year, setting the stage for a busy 2021.
Builder Confidence Holds Strong as 2022 Ends
2020 was a uniquely challenging yet busy year for the home building industry. Will that productivity continue into 2021?
Lumber Prices Continue to Soar Due to COVID-19 Building Boom
Lumber prices continue to skyrocket, holding back a resurgent housing industry.
How Contractors Can Work With Property Managers to Gain Business
Property managers who need to solve home issues for hundreds of tenants can provide contractors with an endless stream of...
PPP Funds Help Construction Industry Employment Rebound in May
Construction growth rebounded thanks to federal funding and the reopening of the economy. But will it last?