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Construction spending rises in March

Washington, D.C.—Census data shows that total private residential construction spending rose 1.7% in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $725.3 billion, according...

Housing starts rebound in March

Washington, D.C.—Housing production rebounded in March as buyer demand remains solid due to low mortgage interest rates, according to the National Association of Home...

Builder confidence edges up in April

Washington, D.C.—The latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) said builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes rose one point to...

CRI helps bring vaccinations to Dalton

Dalton—The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) and its member companies worked with organizations across the greater Dalton community to support vital vaccination efforts. CRI...

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