December U.S. Home Sales Up

U.S. sales of new single-family homes in December 2022 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 616,000, growing 2.3% from November but 26.6% lower than the comparable month in 2021. The seasonally adjusted estimate of new homes for sale at the end of December was 461,000, representing a nine-month supply at the current sales

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Kitchen and Bath Cabinet Sales Grow in December

U.S. kitchen and bath cabinet sales in December 2022 were 9.7% higher than the comparable month in 2021 and up 3.1% from November, according to the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association’s (KCMA) monthly “Trend of Business” member survey. Year-to-date sales increased 16.4% over 2021.  Semi-custom sales improved 19.3% from December 2021 and 1.9% from November. Custom

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December Architectural Billings Increase Slightly

The December 2022 Architecture Billings Index (ABI) rose 0.9 points to 47.5, according to The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Economics & Market Research Group. A score above 50 indicates growth in billings. Design contracts grew from 46.9 in November to 49.4. December billings were below 50 in all geographic regions. Firms across all sectors

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Q4 2022 U.S. Hotel Construction Pipeline Strengthens

The latest U.S. Hotel Construction Pipeline Trend Report by Lodging Econometrics reported fourth-quarter 2022 hotel projects totaled 5,465, up 14% compared to the same period in 2021. Total hotel rooms under construction rose 12% from Q4 2021 to 650,626. Projects in the early planning stages hit a record of 2,348 with 279,912 rooms, increasing from

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Canadian Retail Sales Improve Year-Over-Year

Canadian seasonally adjusted retail furniture store sales in November 2022 increased 0.4% from October to $1.18 billion (CAD) but were 5.9% lower than the same month in 2021. Sales for building material dealers fell 3.8% from October to $3.94 billion and dropped 2.4% from 2021. Total Canadian retail sales dipped 0.1% from October to $61.8

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December Industry Snapshot Report Available Now

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December U.S. Home Sales Up

U.S. sales of new single-family homes in December 2022 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 616,000, growing 2.3% from November but 26.6% lower than the comparable month in 2021. The seasonally adjusted estimate of new homes for sale at the end of December was 461,000, representing a nine-month supply at the current sales

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Kitchen and Bath Cabinet Sales Grow in December

U.S. kitchen and bath cabinet sales in December 2022 were 9.7% higher than the comparable month in 2021 and up 3.1% from November, according to the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association’s (KCMA) monthly “Trend of Business” member survey. Year-to-date sales increased 16.4% over 2021.  Semi-custom sales improved 19.3% from December 2021 and 1.9% from November. Custom

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December Architectural Billings Increase Slightly

The December 2022 Architecture Billings Index (ABI) rose 0.9 points to 47.5, according to The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Economics & Market Research Group. A score above 50 indicates growth in billings. Design contracts grew from 46.9 in November to 49.4. December billings were below 50 in all geographic regions. Firms across all sectors

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Q4 2022 U.S. Hotel Construction Pipeline Strengthens

The latest U.S. Hotel Construction Pipeline Trend Report by Lodging Econometrics reported fourth-quarter 2022 hotel projects totaled 5,465, up 14% compared to the same period in 2021. Total hotel rooms under construction rose 12% from Q4 2021 to 650,626. Projects in the early planning stages hit a record of 2,348 with 279,912 rooms, increasing from

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Canadian Retail Sales Improve Year-Over-Year

Canadian seasonally adjusted retail furniture store sales in November 2022 increased 0.4% from October to $1.18 billion (CAD) but were 5.9% lower than the same month in 2021. Sales for building material dealers fell 3.8% from October to $3.94 billion and dropped 2.4% from 2021. Total Canadian retail sales dipped 0.1% from October to $61.8

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December Industry Snapshot Report Available Now

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