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April New Home Sales Hit 619K, Up 16.6% from March and 23.8% YOY   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 24, 2016—Sales of new single-family houses in April 2016 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 619,000, according to estimates released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Toll Brothers Reports 31% Revenue Growth YOY in Q2   Full Article
Horsham, PA, May 24, 2016—Toll Brothers announced second quarter net revenue of $1.1 billion, or $0.51 per share diluted, compared to net revenue of $852 million, or $0.37 per share diluted, in FY 2015's second quarter.

NWFA Releases Expo Results, University Details, Scholarship & Award Winners   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, May 24, 2016—The National Wood Flooring Association’s Wood Flooring Expo has continued its growth trend for the fifth year in a row.

WFCA and NAFCD Form Alliance   Full Article
Dalton, GA, May 24, 2016—The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) and North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD) have formed a new partnership arrangement.

TISE Announces 2017 Show Dates, Hotels Accepting Event Reservations   Full Article
Dallas, TX, May 23, 2016—The International Surface Event (TISE): Surfaces I StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas I TileExpo will take place January 18 to 20, 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Howard Brodsky Featured Speaker at Rivier University Business Forum   Full Article
Nashua, NH, May 24, 2016—Howard Brodsky, co-founder, chairman, and CEO of CCA Global Partners, was a forum speaker at the latest Rivier University President's Circle.

Baby Boomers Prefer Brick Exteriors, NAHB Survey Finds   Full Article
Reston, VA, May 24, 2016—Baby boomers rank brick highest over other home exteriors in a recent nationwide survey, according to the NAHB's Housing Preferences of the Boomer Generation: How They Compare to Other Home Buyers.

Surya Named to Georgia Fast 40 List for Second Consecutive Year   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, May 23, 2016—Surya has been named for the second year in a row to the Georgia Fast 40 by ACG Atlanta, the Atlanta Chapter of The Association for Corporate Growth.

Construction Employment Rose in 42 States & DC Over Last Year   Full Article
Arlington, VA, May 23, 2016—Forty-two states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between April 2015 and April 2016, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.

Demand for Retail Space Improved in Q1   Full Article
Miami, FL, May 23, 2016—Thirty of 62 U.S. markets reported tighter availability for retail space in the first quarter, according to the World Property Journal.