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Vance Bell Inducted into WFCA Hall of Fame

Vance Bell Inducted into WFCA Hall of Fame

Dalton, GA, September 19, 2019-Vance Bell, CEO of Shaw Industries, was inducted into the WFCA Hall of Fame while celebrating its 60th anniversary. Bell is the 49th inductee since the Hall of Fame was established in 1992.

Existing Home Sales Rose 1.3% in August

Existing Home Sales Rose 1.3% in August

Washington, DC, September 19, 2019—Total existing-home sales rose 1.3% from July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.49 million in August, according to the National Association of Realtors. Overall sales are up 2.6% from a year ago (5.35 million in August 2018).

AIA Architecture Billings Down to 47.2 in August

AIA Architecture Billings Down to 47.2 in August

Washington, DC, September 19, 2019-The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score of 47.2 in August showed a significant drop in architecture firm billings compared to the July score of 50.1. Any score below 50 indicates a decrease in billings.