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Residential Construction, Single-family Home Sales Decline 58% in 2017
Residential
Tuesday January 30 2018

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
Residential
Tuesday January 30 2018

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.

Grenfell Insulation Was Acceptable Only with Non-Combustible Cladding
Residential
Tuesday July 18 2017

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
Residential
Friday July 7 2017

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
Residential
Wednesday May 17 2017

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
Residential
Thursday May 4 2017

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
Residential
Tuesday January 31 2017

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
Residential
Saturday January 21 2017

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.

Canadian Residential Construction Starts Surge
Residential
Wednesday January 18 2017

Canadian Residential Construction Starts Surge

Canadian housing starts rose more sharply than expected in December and November building permits were also firmer than anticipated, separate reports showed on Tuesday, suggesting Canada's...