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2012's Construction Rebound: Behind the Façade

Jed Kolko | Posted 03.20.2013 | Business
Jed Kolko

What explains these local differences in construction activity? These top markets for 2012 construction tend to have strong job growth and low vacancy rates, and they suffered relatively little during the housing bust

Home Building Sees Greatest Decline Since 2009

Posted 07.17.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON - Housing starts and permits for future home construction fell in April as an overhang of homes on the market discourages builders from...

Companies Line Up For Bailout Funds

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The longest recession in a quarter century is snowballing, and some analysts warn that economic activity could plunge as much as 6 ...

Home Builders Make Their Own Plea For Federal Aid: $250 Billion

Wall Street Journal | NICK TIMIRAOS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Struggling U.S. auto makers left Washington empty-handed after weeks of pleading for a handout, but that hasn't deterred home builders from stepping u...