Residential Construction, Single-family Home Sales Decline 58% in 2017
The supply shortage that helped drive up the average price of a newly built, single-family home 23 per cent year-over-year in December, to $1.23 million, will...
Sask. Residential Construction Trails National Average
A new report by Statistics Canada suggests residential construction numbers in Saskatchewan are lagging behind the rest of the country.
New Home Construction Rebounds in Alberta
New home construction in Alberta continues to rebound, led by growth in single-family homes.
Grenfell Insulation Was Acceptable Only with Non-Combustible Cladding
Warnings that insulation used on the Grenfell Tower should only be used with non-combustible cladding were in place from as far back as 2014, the latest...
Poverty, Earthquakes and the Need for a New Orthodoxy
About 75 per cent of the deaths that occur during earthquakes are caused by building failure rather than the actual earthquakes themselves. And the sad fact...
US Housing Starts Fell 2.6% in April
Construction of new US homes fell for a second straight month in April, pushing activity to the lowest point in five months.
British ‘New Home Sales’ Reach 10 Year High
The number of homes being built at the start of 2017 in Britain is the highest in a decade, according to an industry body.
Vancouver: Trump Developer Sues Construction Firm for Alleged Shoddy Work
The Holborn group accuses contractor of not having proper schedule or systems for quality control
Apartment Developments Push US Residential Construction Higher
U.S. builders ramped up home construction in December, led by a surge of apartment building, while single-family houses lagged.
US Housing Starts Jump 5 per Cent in May
A surge of construction drove US housing starts up five per cent in May from the prior month - the strongest pace since July 2007.
US Residential Construction Tumbled 8.2 per cent in December
Groundbreakings on new homes fell 8.2 per cent in December, with builders ending 2017 by slowing down their construction of single-family houses.
Homeowners Should Ask More Questions
A recent report published by TrustedPros, a nation-wide contractor review website, states that 70 per cent of surveyed Canadian contractors do not think homeowners do enough...
Canada's Residential Construction Market is Booming
The trend in housing starts was 226,270 units in November 2017, compared to 216,642 units in October 2017, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)....