New York, NY, June 26, 2017—The market for new, single-family homes is strong, as evidenced by a May rise in sales as well as prices hitting a record level, according to a Wall Street Journal article called “Buyers Fuel Market for New Homes” by Sarah Chaney and Jeffrey Sparshott.
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New York, NY, June 27, 2017—The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, reported a 5.5% annual gain in April, down from 5.6% last month.
Miami, FL, June 27, 2017 - Tile of Spain, the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers' Association, announces new additions to the Tile of Spain Quick Ship Collection.
Washington, DC, June 26, 2017—New orders for manufactured durable goods in May decreased $2.5 billion or 1.1% to $228.2 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau announced.
New York, NY, June 26, 2017—A Virginia federal judge overseeing multidistrict litigation over Lumber Liquidators’s allegedly hazardous laminate wood flooring axed California state law false advertising claims and Illinois state consumer fraud claims, but preserved other state law claims that the flooring was deceptively marketed, according to a Law360 article called “Lumber Liquidators Gets Claims Trimmed From Flooring MDL” by Emily Field.
Washington, DC, June 26, 2017—The U.S. Department of Commerce announced its decision on preliminary antidumping margins on imports of Chinese hardwood plywood into the U.S., according to the Hardwood, Plywood & Veneer Association (HPVA).
Atlanta, GA, June 26, 2017—Interface was recently awarded the global Quiet Mark certification for superior noise reduction for its luxury vinyl tile products featuring Sound Choice backing.
Chicago, IL, June 26, 2017—Daltile‘s Chicago Design Gallery welcomed over 500 architects, designers, and other customers to its annual “Parked At NeoCon” lunch event.
Bloomington, IN, June 26, 2017—Bounds & McPike Flooring of Bloomington, Indiana caught fire June 24, according to the Bloomington Herald Times.
Spartanburg, SC, June 23, 2017—Global floor covering manufacturer, Milliken, announced it will initiate a 4 to 6 percent price increase for its commercial soft surface flooring to take effect August 7.