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Poll results: Gas and business
Readers respond with a clear message: business feels the impact of rising gas prices.
Quikrete Industry Dashboard
A busy week of stats includes a turn up for housing starts
JCHS gives its take on soaring home prices and tight supply
The combination of robust demand and limited supply lifted home prices to their fastest pace in over a decade.
Construction input prices on the rise
Softwood lumber prices are up 154% over the past year.
Double-digit gains for hardware and LBM sector
Monthly sales show year-over-year growth continues for NAICS 444.
Builder confidence sags in June
High material prices, supply shortages, and rising new home costs are preventing home builders from moving forward.
NAR says vacation home sales are hot
The National Association of Realtors reports vacation home sales jumped 57.2% year-over-year.
NPD Stat of the Week: $100 per buyer
More buyers, larger baskets add up to lawn and garden sales growth.
Supply chain struggles continue to haunt retailers
Vessels taken out of service when volumes were low remain in drydock while others are delayed in congested ports.
NAHB says material shortages are widespread
More than 90% of builders report a shortage of lumber, OSB, and appliances.
Poll question: it's a gas
Are rising gas prices having a noticeable impact on your customers?
Quikrete Industry Dashboard: The numbers
Hardware and building supply stocks wobble on Wall Street.
As crude oil prices rise, so does the cost at the pump
Average gas prices are up 98 cents on the year, AAA reports.
Poll results: Signing bonus
Here’s what we heard about incentives in a tight job market.