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Multifamily Indexes Report Positive Conditions   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 2, 2015—The Multifamily Production Index (MPI) released by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) held steady at a reading of 54 for the fourth quarter of 2014, according to Multifamilybiz.com.

Consumer Confidence Declines in February   Full Article
New York, NY, March 2, 2015—Consumer confidence fell in February after increasing in January, according to the Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index.

Pending Home Sales Rise in January   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 27, 2015 -- Pending home sales increased 1.7% in January, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Unilin-Windmöller's Patent Confirmed on Appeal   Full Article
Dallas, TX--February 27, 2015--On February 24, the Board of Appeal confirmed the validity of Windmöller's patent, overturning the previous negative decision. No further appeal is possible.

Multifamily Production Index Remains Positive in Q4   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 27, 2015 -- The Multifamily Production Index released by the National Association of Home Builders held steady with a reading of 54 for the fourth quarter of 2014.

Mohawk's Lorberbaum Sees a Good Year Ahead   Full Article
New York, NY, Feb. 27, 2015 -- Mohawk CEO Jeffrey Lorberbaum struck an optimistic tone during an interview with CNBC's Becky Quick on Wednesday.

Fourth Quarter Economic Growth Revised Lower   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 27, 2015 -- Economic growth in the fourth quarter was revised down to 2.2% from the initial estimate of 2.6%, according to the Commerce Department.

Harsh Winter Cools Consumer Sentiment in February   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, Feb. 27, 2015 -- Consumer sentiment fell slightly in February from an 11-year high, according to the University of Michigan Survey of Consumers.

Retail Group Names Retailers of the Year   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, Feb. 27, 2015 -- CarpetsPlus Colortile presented its Retailer of the Year award to Mark Strauch, owner of FloorCraft in Colorado Springs.

Chicago PMI Tumbles in February   Full Article
Chicago, IL, Feb. 27, 2015 -- The February reading of the Chicago Purchasing Managers Index declined to a five-and-a-half year low of 45.8.