Washington, DC, May 24, 2018—Total existing-home sales decreased 2.5% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.46 million in April from 5.60 million in March, according to the National Association of Realtors.
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Crossville, TN, May 24, 2018—Crossville Inc. has announced Shelby Ferriter as creator of the winning design for the company’s biennial Common Thread for the Cure Scarf Design Contest.
Wyoming, MI, May 23, 2018—Old to Gold Hardwood Floors in Wyoming, Michigan was robbed recently after a would-be thief mistook the company’s pile of promotional gold bricks for the real thing, reports Fox 17.
Washington, DC, May 24, 2018—U.S. house prices rose 1.7% in the first quarter of 2018, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) House Price Index (HPI).
Chicago, IL, May 24, 2018—USG Corporation announced that it has reached an agreement with Alcorp Marketing through which Alcorp employees will join USG as full-time USG sales representatives as of July 1, 2018.
Washington, DC, May 23, 2018—Sales of new single-family houses in April 2018 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 662,000, according to estimates released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Washington, DC May 23, 2018—The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for April was 52.0 (any score over 50 is billings growth), which indicates the business environment continues to be healthy for architecture firms despite continued labor shortages, growing inflation in building materials costs and rising interest rates.
Mooresville, NC, May 23, 2018—Lowe’s increased net earnings by 61% in Q1.
Spartanburg, SC, May 23, 2018—Todd van der Kruik has been appointed vice president of global design for Milliken’s global Floor Covering Division.
Lancaster, PA, May 23, 2018—A new Continuing Education Course (CEU) and white paper issued by Armstrong Flooring focuses on one of the fastest growing categories in the built environment—luxury vinyl tile (LVT) flooring—and details how this product can contribute to the WELL Building Standard, the first standard to focus solely on the health and wellness of building occupants.