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Hanley Wood Sells Exhibition Business, Including Surfaces   Full Article
Washington, D.C., November 18, 2014 -- Hanley Wood announced today that it has agreed to sell its Hanley Wood Exhibitions business, including The International Surface Event, to Informa PLC.

Housing Starts Fall but Permits Surge Higher   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 19, 2014 -- Housing starts declined in October but the number of building permits rose, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

AIA Billings Index Shows Growth Again in October   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 19, 2014 -- Headed by the continued strength in the multi-family residential market and the emerging growth for institutional projects, demand for design services continued to expand in October.

Lowe's Raises Guidance After Good Third Quarter   Full Article
Mooresville, NC, Nov. 19, 2014 -- Lowe's reported third-quarter net income of $585 million, or $0.59 per share, compared with earnings of $499 million, or $0.47 per share a year ago.

Mortgage Applications Increase Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 19, 2014 -- Mortgage application volume rose 4.9% last week from the previous week as there was growing interest in purchasing a home, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Builders Grow More Confident in November   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 18, 2014 -- Home builder confidence rose four points to a level of 58 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

Income, Sales Rise for Home Depot   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, Nov. 18, 2014 -- The Home Depot Inc. reported third quarter earnings of $1.54 billion or $1.15 per share.

Nightingale Award Winners Announced at Conference   Full Article
San Diego, CA, Nov. 18, 2014 --The winners of The Nightingale Awards were honored at the Healthcare Design Conference.

Mohawk's Routman Wins Sustainability Recognition   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, Nov. 18, 2014 -- Rochelle Routman, director of sustainability at Mohawk, was named one of the 10 Most Powerful Women in Sustainability by Green Building & Design for environmental leadership in the category of manufacturing.

Domotex Talks To Feature Top Designers, Architects   Full Article
Hannover, Germany, Nov. 18, 2014 -- The speakers at Domotex 2105 next January rank among the top names in the international architecture and design communities.