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Mortgage Application Volume Falls Again   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 26, 2014 -- Mortgage application volume last week fell 3.5% on a seasonally adjusted basis from the previous week, the Mortgage Bankers Association said.

Ripken Foundation To Use Shaw Sports Turf   Full Article
Baltimore, MD, March 26, 2014 -- The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation has named Shaw Sports Turf the exclusive provider of synthetic turf for its Youth Development Parks initiative.

Cirangle Named to AIA College of Fellows   Full Article
Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 2014 -- Ernest Cirangle, FAIA, design director in HOK’s Los Angeles office, has been named to the college of fellows by the American Institute of Architects 2014 Jury of Fellows.

Max Windsor Acquired by Peter Spirer Group   Full Article
Adairsville, GA, March 24, 2014 -- Hardwood firm Max Windsor Floors has been purchased by industry veteran Peter Spirer and two colleagues for an undisclosed price.

Consumer Confidence Rises in March   Full Article
New York, NY, March 25, 2014 -- The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index improved in March.

Mohawk Group Makes Executive Appointments   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, March 25, 2014 -- Mohawk Group has named three new executives.

New Home Sales Decline Slightly in February   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 25, 2014 -- New U.S. homes sold at an annual rate of 440,000 in February, according to the Commerce Department.

Surfaces Exhibitors Donate 50 Tons of Flooring   Full Article
Dallas, TX, March 25, 2014 -- Hanley Wood Exhibitions said its Surfaces recycling initiative resulted in 75 exhibitors donating more than 100,000 pounds of used flooring to charity.

Domotex Asia Show Underway in Shanghai   Full Article
Shanghai, China, March 25, 2014 -- More than 1,200 international and Chinese top and emerging exhibitors from about 35 countries are exhibiting all types of flooring this week at Domotex Asia.

Year-Over-Year House Price Increase Steady   Full Article
New York, NY, March 25, 2014 -- The S&P/Case-Shiller home price index rose 13.2% in January from the same month a year ago, a little less than expected by economists.