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Construction Employment Up in 44 States & DC Over the Last 12 Months   Full Article
Arlington, VA, March 15, 2016—Forty-four states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between January 2015 and January 2016, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.

Home Equity at Decade-High Level at Close of 2015   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 14, 2016—U.S. households closed 2015 with home equity at the highest level in a decade, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Office Sector Expected to Perform in 2016   Full Article
New York, NY, March 14, 2016—The office sector is expected deliver strong performance in 2016, according to National Real Estate Investor.

Armstrong CEO Matt Espe To Step Down after Spin Off   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, March 11, 2016—Matt Espe will step down as CEO of Armstrong World Industries when the company spins off its flooring business, according to Lancaster Online.

Len Ferro Named President of Tandus Centiva   Full Article
Solon, OH, March 11, 2016—Tarkett has announced that, effective immediately, Len Ferro has been named president of the Tandus Centiva business division of Tarkett North America, reporting to Glen Morrison.

ASID Praises Utah Legislation as Victory for the Profession   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 11, 2016)—The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) celebrates the passage of one of its top state legislative priorities by the Utah legislature.

Florim Relaunches the Cedit Brand   Full Article
Fiorano Modenese MO, IT, March 11, 2016—Six collections mark the beginning of a new story for Florim, as it relaunches the Cedit brand.

Brumlow Mills Launches New Encore Brand in Hospitality Sector   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, March 10, 2016—Brumlow Mills, a family owned manufacturer of carpets and rugs since 1981, has announced that it is launching a new brand focused on the hospitality sector

Millennials Increasingly Buying in Suburban Areas, NAR   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 10, 2016—A growing share of homebuyers are millennials, and more of them are purchasing single-family homes outside of urban areas, according to the 2016 NAR's Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends study.

Retail Imports Building Towards Summer Levels   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 10, 2016—Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports should see its traditional buildup toward the summer despite difficult comparisons with last year’s unusual patterns, according to National Retail Federation.