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Renovation Spending to Trend Down in Q2 2020

Renovation Spending to Trend Down in Q2 2020

Cambridge, MA, October 17, 2019-Annual gains in homeowner spending for improvements and repairs are set to give out by the second half of next year, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.

Housing Starts Down 9.4% in September

Housing Starts Down 9.4% in September

Washington, DC, October 17, 2019-Privately-owned housing starts in September were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,256,000, 9.4% below the revised August estimate of 1,386,000 but 1.6% above the September 2018 rate of 1,236,000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

International Design Guild Adds New Member

International Design Guild Adds New Member

Manchester, NH, October 17, 2019—The International Design Guild (IDG), a CCA Global business, continues to expand its membership with new member, Denver, Colorado-based Aztec Carpet and Rug.

Laticrete Promotes Nash & Boyle To Newly Created Roles

Laticrete Promotes Nash & Boyle To Newly Created Roles

Bethany, CT, October 16, 2019-Laticrete has promoted Ron Nash to the newly formed position of senior vice president of sales and marketing and Sean Boyle to the newly formed position of vice president of market intelligence and channel management.

Builder Confidence Hits 20-Month High in October

Builder Confidence Hits 20-Month High in October

Washington, DC, October 16, 2019-Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose three points to 71 in October, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).