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March New Single-Family Home Sales Down 1.5%, but Up 5.4% YOY   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 25, 2016--Sales of new single-family houses in March 2016 were at a rate of 511,000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 1.5% below the revised February rate of 519,000 but 5.4% above the March 2015 estimate of 485,000.

Remodeling Market Index Dipped in First Quarter of 2016   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 25, 2016—The National Association of Home Builders’ Remodeling Market Index posted a reading of 54 in the first quarter of 2016, dipping four points below the previous quarter but remaining in positive territory above 50.

IIDA Showroom & Booth Design Competition at NeoCon Now Open   Full Article
Chicago, IL, April 25, 2016—The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) is now accepting submissions to the IIDA/Contract Magazine Showroom and Booth Design Competition at NeoCon 2016.

Mohawk Announces $100 Million Investment in GA. LVT Operations   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, April 22, 2016— Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Mohawk Industries will expand its existing vinyl flooring operations in Dalton-Whitfield County.

Dal-Tile's New Dickson, Tennessee Tile Plant Now in Operation   Full Article
Dickson, TN, April 22, 2016—Dal-Tile’s new $180 million, 1.8-million-square-foot Dickson county, Tennessee manufacturing facility is up and running, according to The Tennessean.

WFCA Relocating Headquarters to Dalton, Georgia   Full Article
Dalton, GA, April 22, 2016––Scott Humphrey, chief executive officer of the World Floor Covering Association (WFCA), announced that the WFCA will move its headquarters from Anaheim, California to Dalton, Georgia.

PulteGroup Announces Strong Q1 Results   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, April 22, 2016—PulteGroup, Inc. announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31.

Tight Inventory & Rapid Price Growth Will Impact Spring Home Sales, Zillow   Full Article
Seattle, WA, April 22, 2016—Faced with appreciating home values and a dwindling inventory of homes for sale in the entry-level and mid-market home segments, first-time and move-up home buyers are likely in store for a tough spring home shopping season.

NWFA's RPP Accepted into ICC 700 National Green Building Standard   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, April 22, 2016—NWFA’s Responsible Procurement Program (RPP) has been accepted into the 2015 edition of NAHB’s ICC 700 National Green Building Standard (NGBS).

Architectural Billings Index Closed Q1 on Positive Note   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 21, 2016—The March Architectural Billings Index (ABI) score was 51.9, up from the mark of 50.3 in the previous month, according to the American Institute of Architects (AIA).