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WSLA Alumnae Group, Formed by Routman, Moving Forward

WSLA Alumnae Group, Formed by Routman, Moving Forward

Chicago, IL, July 19, 2018—During GreenBuild 2017, Rochelle Routman, Metroflor Corporation’s chief sustainability officer, spearheaded the formation of the Women in Sustainability Leadership Award (WSLA) Alumnae Group.

FCLC Reports on Installation Labor Force Research Initiative

FCLC Reports on Installation Labor Force Research Initiative

Dalton, GA, July 19, 2018—Members of the Floor Covering Leadership Council (FCLC) united in mid-April in Tampa, Florida, to hear preliminary results of the FCLC installation labor force research initiative currently being conducted by The Blackstone Group Inc.

Housing Starts Fell 12.3% in June

Housing Starts Fell 12.3% in June

Washington, DC, July 18, 2018—Privately owned housing starts in June were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,173,000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Builder Confidence Holds Steady in July

Builder Confidence Holds Steady in July

Washington, DC, July 17, 2018—Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes remained unchanged at a solid 68 reading in July on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).