Washington, DC, March 17--The commercial real estate market is improving and vacancy rates are expected to decline in all four commercial market sectors this year, according to the National Association of Realtors Commercial Real Estate Spotlight.
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New York, NY, March 17--Top U.S. chemical executives said prices of benchmark chemicals will continue to rise this year despite stalling the last two months, which may have led some investors to sell off shares in recent days.
Washington, DC, March 16—-Housing starts in February hit a 21-year high, increasing 0.5 percent to a level of 2.195 million homes at an annual pace, according to the Commerce Department.
Atlanta, GA, March 16--Home Depot will centralize its three U.S. divisional offices into the company's headquarters located in Atlanta, Georgia.
Trelleborg, Sweden, March 16--The Board of Directors of Pergo has passed a resolution to propose a performance related personnel option plan.
Van Nuys, CA, March 15--DFS Flooring, a Southern California flooring and maintenance company, acquired the Van Nuys and San Diego locations and the maintenance business in Fullerton of The Invironmentalists.
Nanjing, China, March 15--Dystar Corp, the world's largest textile and printed dyes manufacturer, has started construction to build a production base in Nanjing.
LaGrange, GA, March 15--Milliken Residential Carpet announced it will not be attending Surfaces in 2006.
Pompano Beach, FL, March 14-- Atlanta-based Floor & Décor has leased an 86,000-square-foot warehouse in Pompano Beach, with plans to open its first store in the region early this summer.
Washington, DC, March 14-- Both new and existing home sales will remain historically strong this year while the pace of price appreciation should ease, according to the National Association of Realtors.