Washington, DC, October 26, 2016—Sales of new single-family houses in September 2016 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 593,000, according to estimates released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
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Fort Lee, NJ, October 26, 2016—Couristan has named Mark Ferullo vice president of national accounts.
Dalton, GA, October 26, 2016—Engineered Floors has announced the appointment of Joel Martin to the newly created position of regional vice president, western division.
Dalton, GA, Oct. 25, 2016—The Dixie Group has reported net sales of $100,297,000, 7.9% below third quarter of 2015 sales of $108,908,000, for the third quarter 2016. Earnings were $573,000 versus $84,000 for Q3 2015.
Philadelphia, PA, October 25, 2016—On November 9 and 10, NeoCon East will transform the Pennsylvania Convention Center into a hub for the commercial interiors industry, attracting over seven thousand top professionals across the workplace, healthcare, education, public space, hospitality, retail and government sectors.
Norwalk, CT, October 25, 2016—Metroflor’s Green Globes-certified Design & Innovation Center in Calhoun, Georgia was the destination for the company’s Aspecta Summit 2016 commercial sales meeting September 27 to 29, attended by 60 North American distributor-partners and 20 Aspecta/Metroflor employees.
New York, NY, October 25, 2016—The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index reported a 5.3% annual gain in August, up from 5.0% last month.
Atlanta, GA, October 25, 2016—In celebration of its diamond anniversary, AmericasMart Atlanta assembles designers from coast to coast in Atlanta for its latest designer vignette gallery, Diamonds of Design, which premiers at The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market, January 10 to 17, 2017.
Arlington, VA, October 24, 2016—Thirty-five states added construction jobs between September 2015 and September 2016 while construction employment increased in only 21 states and the District of Columbia between August and September, according to analysis of Labor Department data released by the Associated General Contractors of America.
New York, NY, October 24, 2016—As the holiday season nears, retailers and mall operators are employing more flexible shopping strategies to compete with e-commerce giants, reports NREI Online, and industry analysts predict a better performance this Black Friday than last year—though not a blockbuster.