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HOME BUILDING INDUSTRY TOP NEWS


U.S. housing starts fall as multi-family construction slumps
Source: Reuters




HOME BUILDER MARKET DATA


Did Millennials Kill the Housing Market?
Source: Daily Reckoning




Traits of Builders with the Highest Customer Ratings
Source: Builder and Developer magazine


How the Internet of Things Powers Smarter Homes
Source: Builder and Developer magazine


METROINTELLIGENCE ECONOMIC UPDATE

  By Patrick S. Duffy

Initial unemployment claims fall by 12,000 in latest report



Applications rise 0.1 percent in weekly survey, rates dip



Industrial production up 0.2 percent in July and 2.2 percent year-on-year



E-commerce retail sales rose 4.8 percent in 2Q 2017, with market share rising to 8.9 percent



Fed meeting minutes reveal concern about weak inflation and possible halt to interest rate hikes



July Leading Economic Indicators rose another 0.3 percent



MetroIntelligence - Patrick S. Duffy The MetroIntelligence Economic Update is provided to BuilderBytes by MetroIntelligence Real Estate & Economic Advisors.



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U.S. BUILDING ECONOMY


Fed officials concerned unclear Trump agenda could hurt economy
Source: The Hill




The Future Will be Automated - How Will That Impact Housing?
Source: Builder and Developer magazine


U.S. HOME FINANCE


U.S. home refinancing applications rise to a near two-month high: MBA
Source: Reuters




The Building World Slightly in Flux
Source: Builder and Developer magazine


GREEN HOME BUILDER


A trade dispute threatens America's booming solar industry
Source: The Economist




The Construction Industry Needs a Disruption: Nature has the Answer
Source: Green Home Builder magazine


ABC Green Home 3.0 Wins Gold Nugget
Source: Green Home Builder magazine


HOME DESIGN & DEVELOPMENTAL TRENDS


Costa Mesa getting 20 new single-family homes
Source: OC Register




3 Things To Know About Smart Tech And The Multigenerational Home
Source: Builder and Developer magazine


LAND PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT


Judge's ruling clears way for Bloomingdale residential development
Source: NorthJersey.com




Urban Infill: Making City Living Attainable for All
Source: Builder and Developer magazine


LOW-INCOME & AFFORDABLE HOUSING


Construction on Polson affordable housing complex ahead of schedule
Source: 8KPAX


HomeAid Inland Empire Receives Lennar Charitable Housing Foundation Grants
Source: Builder and Developer magazine


50+ ACTIVE ADULT


Interest in Senior Housing Investment Surges, Prices Stay Flat
Source: Senior Housing News




Stylish and Functional Aging-in-Place Design for the Active Adult
Source: Builder and Developer magazine



Vol.9  No. 100 
August 18, 2017

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