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Quick-Step to Feature Three Design Celebrities at Its Surfaces Booth   Full Article
Dallas, TX, January 5, 2016—Quick-Step will feature design and renovation celebrities in its Surfaces 2016 booth #4017.

Lumber Liquidators to Provide Flooring for HGTV Dream Home for 14th Year   Full Article
Toano, VA, January 5, 2016—Lumber Liquidators is continuing its tradition as a flooring sponsor for the HGTV Dream Home, marking its 14th year in the partnership.

Mannington Releases Videos in Honor of 100th Year of Business   Full Article
Salem, NJ, January 4, 2016—On December 28, Mannington celebrated its 100 year birthday at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

November Construction Spending Up 10.5% Year over Year   Full Article
Washington, DC, January 4, 2016—Construction spending during November 2015 was estimated at a rate of $1,122.5 billion, 0.4% below the revised October estimate but 10.5% above the November 2014 estimate, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

U.S. Home Values Gained $1.1 Trillion in 2015   Full Article
Seattle, WA, December 30, 2015—The value of all homes nationwide grew $1.1 trillion in 2015 and is expected to end the year at $28.5 trillion total, according to Zillow.

December PMI Fell Slightly to 48.2%, Reports Institute of Supply Management   Full Article
Tempe, AZ, January 4, 2016—The December PMI registered 48.2%, a decrease of 0.4 percentage point from the November reading of 48.6%, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.

Earthwerks & J.J. Haines Expand Distribution Partnership   Full Article
Houston, TX, January 4, 2016—J.J. Haines is now the exclusive supplier of Earthwerks LVT flooring for Eastern Tennessee (Nashville East).

Pending Home Sales Fell Slightly in November   Full Article
Washington, DC, December 30, 2015—Pending home sales in November slightly declined for the third time in four months, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Scott Forbes, President of PA-based Roy Lomas Carpet Contractors, Dies   Full Article
Harleysville, PA, January 4, 2016—Scott Forbes, president of Roy Lomas Carpet Contractors in Harleysville, Pennsylvania, passed away on December 13, 2015 at the age of 54.

Finding Construction Workers Appeared to be Easier in November, AGC   Full Article
Arlington, VA, January 4, 2016—Construction employment increased in 190 out of 358 metro areas, was unchanged in 64 and declined in 104 between November 2014 and November 2015, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.