The latest US housing starts and new home sales data, for February 2023, demonstrates ongoing demand, however at a requisite slowdown from the frantic momentum of the previous two years. In particular single-family homebuilding and permits rebounded in February, indicating that demand for housing still exceeds supply, a reason for optimism about building and selling sooner […] The post US Housing Market February & Softwood Lumber Prices March: 2023 first appeared on Madison’s Lumber Reporter.
A new Bloomberg Green Timber Town series looks at the rise and climate-boosting potential of wood, something we’ve been saying for years. But the rise of high-rise buildings and changing building codes to accommodate (and in some cases encourage) more use of wood products, has made our old friend a bit of a media darling. The […] The post Wood: The Breakout Star of Architecture appeared first on NELMA.