Houston A Top Area For Residential Construction

Real estate mega-site Trulia has finally confirmed what HBW subscribers have already known: Houston is hot for home building. According to Trulia, Houston is the fourth most powerful home building market in the country. Those seeking residential construction job leads … Continue reading

USGBC’s Greenbuild Expo Adding Sustainability Summits to 2014 Program

Greenbuild , the United States Green Building Council’s annual conference and exposition, will be happening from October 21-23 this year as the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Already well-known for educational presentations and exhibits featured on the showroom floor, … Continue reading

Strong Sales and Slow Building Starts Split Oklahoma City Housing Market

2014 saw the Oklahoma City housing market slowly build back up. Pre-existing home sales have steadily increased. But even as areas near Moore and Edmond have expanded out, the home building market in Oklahoma city hasn’t quite rallied to the … Continue reading

Modest New Home Market Expected to Continue

After 6 years of doldrums, the overall housing market in the U.S. is finally back on track. But the new residence sector of the market is “running in place,” maintaining the modest gains made over the beginning of the year … Continue reading

Architecture Billings Index Reaches 7-Year High

According to the American Institute of Architects, commercial building has reached its highest point since 2007. The Architectural Billings Index, which is used to predict construction spending for the next 9-12 months, scored the current market at 55.8. Scores of … Continue reading

Major Development in Dallas Enters Phase II Construction

Many HBWeekly subscribers in the Dallas construction market seeking residential building leads and commercial construction job leads have been following the building activity of Preston Hollow Village, at the corner of Walnut Hill and North Central Expressway, with tremendous interest. … Continue reading

August Finds Homebuilder Confidence Riding High

According to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index, confidence in the national homebuilder market is decidedly up, marking August as the third consecutive month for gain in the index. August brought the average two points higher … Continue reading

Meritage Makes Itself at Home in Atlanta

Meritage Homes Corp. is coming to Atlanta. The veteran home building firm has opened a South Region division that will be based in Atlanta. The move is an exciting one for the Scottsdale, Arizona-based Mertiage, which is America’s ninth-largest home … Continue reading

Phased Building Permits Kickstart Construction in Miami.

HBW subscribers in the Miami area have already noticed the sharp uptick in phased permits, and how it affects their potential for residential construction job leads and commercial construction job leads. The economic meltdown of the last six years has left the land development pipeline … Continue reading

New Construction Boom Reined In By Consumer Caution

Fannie Mae’s July 2014 National Housing Survey takes a conservative view of the current home building boom. Mixed attitudes toward the housing market drive consumer caution toward buying new homes, although an increasingly positive personal financial outlook may cause those … Continue reading