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Multifamily Production Index Dropped Ten Points in Q3

Multifamily Production Index Dropped Ten Points in Q3

Arlington, VA, November 22, 2017—The Multifamily Production Index (MPI), released by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), dropped 10 points to 46 in the third quarter of 2017. This is the lowest reading since the second quarter of 2011.

Existing Home Sales Rose 2.0% in October

Existing Home Sales Rose 2.0% in October

Washington, DC, November 21, 2017—Total existing-home sales increased 2.0% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.48 million in October from a downwardly revised 5.37 million in September.

Shaw's Troy Virgo Wins CRI's Joseph J. Smrekar Memorial Award

Shaw's Troy Virgo Wins CRI's Joseph J. Smrekar Memorial Award

Dalton, GA, November 21, 2017—The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) presented the Joseph J. Smrekar Memorial Award to Troy Virgo, director of sustainability and product stewardship for Shaw Industries, at the annual membership meeting on November 15 in Dalton, Georgia.

Details of January's Atlanta Intl. Area Rug Market Announced

Details of January's Atlanta Intl. Area Rug Market Announced

Atlanta, GA, November 21, 2017—The global rug design and manufacturing community gathers in Atlanta for The Atlanta International Area Rug Market, featuring the National Oriental Rug Show sponsored by The Oriental Rug Importers Association (ORIA) January 10 to 14, 2018.