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Construction Spending Falls in June for Third Consecutive Month   Full Article
Arlington, VA, August 2, 2016—Construction spending in June totaled $1.134 trillion at a seasonally adjusted annual rate, 0.6% lower than the May total, the third straight month of decline, according to the Association of General Contractors.

Personal Income Rose by 0.2% in June   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 2, 2016—Personal income increased $29.3 billion (0.2%) in June according to estimates released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Early-Bird Registration for IFMA Expo Closes August 13   Full Article
San Diego, CA, August 3, 2016—The deadline for early-bird registration for International Facility Management Association’s (IFMA) World Workplace 2016 Conference & Expo closes August 13.

Restaurants Stand as Area of Strength in Retail Centers   Full Article
New York, NY, August 3, 2016—“For the first time in nearly two decades, restaurant sales surpassed supermarket sales last year,” reports CNBC.

Hardwood Forest Foundation's Program Launching at Omaha Children’s Museum   Full Article
Memphis, TN, August 2, 2016—The Hardwood Forest Foundation’s flagship and award-winning Truth About Trees program will soon take on new life through partnership with the Omaha Children’s Museum in Omaha, Nebraska.

Rents Rising Fastest Among Low-End Apartments, says Zillow   Full Article
Seattle, WA, August 1, 2016—Median rent for the least expensive multifamily rental homes is rising faster than median rent overall, and only a small portion of all new apartments is at the low end, according to the latest Zillow analysis.

Tile of Spain's 15th Awards Competition Now Open   Full Article
Miami, FL, August 1, 2016—Tile of Spain announces an open call for the 15th Tile of Spain Awards competition.

GDP Grew at 1.2% in Q2, According to Advance Estimate   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 29, 2016--Real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 1.2% in the second quarter of 2016, according to the advance estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

J+J Promotes Josh Hall to VP Manufacturing   Full Article
Dalton, GA, July 29, 2016—J+J Flooring Group has announced that it has promoted Josh Hall to vice president—manufacturing.

For Q2 Interface Global Reports Flat Earnings on 5.9% Decrease in Sales   Full Article
La Grange, GA, July 28, 2016—Interface Global reported sales of $248.2 million, or $0.32 per share, in Q2 2016, versus $263.6 million, or $0.33 per share, in Q2 2015, a 5.9% decrease in net sales.