Posts Tagged ‘ building materials ’

Builders Return from IBS to a Tepid Market

Feb 6th, 2023

February opened on a week of mixed feelings for attendees of the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) International Builders Show (IBS). With more than 110,000 professionals cross pollenating between IBS and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, the scene was busy and jubilant—marking Design & Construction Week’s largest attendance ever. “I’ve been to more […]

Kodiak Building Partners Acquires Diamond Home Improvement

Dec 19th, 2022

Kodiak Building Partners, a building materials distribution acquisition firm based in Highlands Ranch, Colo., has acquired Diamond Home Improvement (DHI). In a press release, Kodiak says the acquisition will expand its market reach in the Northwest, providing building materials and lumber, doors and windows, moulding and millwork, and more quality tools and materials. Diamond Home […]

NAHB Members Send Letter to Biden Warning of Housing Crisis

Apr 29th, 2022

More than 10,000 National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) members from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico sent a letter to President Biden on April 27, the organization reports, calling on the White House to take immediate action as the growing housing affordability crisis is pushing the housing market to an inflection […]

Demand Could Increase for Remainder of Year

Jul 26th, 2021

With some door and window dealers reporting a modest slowdown amid summer months and vacations, one indicator of demand for remodeling indicates that the remainder of the year could bring steep increases. The same report suggests that sales will remain on an upswing through the middle of next year. The latest edition of the Leading […]

Associations Press for Interventions Over Lumber Prices at the Highest Levels

May 24th, 2021

The costs for building materials remains a red-hot issue for suppliers and construction firms, as representative associations plea with government officials to investigate and take action. In late March, a cohort of 36 construction-related organizations, including the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA), the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the Associated […]

NLBMDA Urges OSHA to Withdraw Proposed Injury/Illness Reporting Rule

Mar 13th, 2014

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) recently urged the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) to withdraw its proposed Improved Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses. The rule would require employers to report injury and illness data more often, submit reports in new electronic formats and allow the agency to release the […]

Marketplace Fairness; Is It All That Fair?

Jun 3rd, 2013

As more and more tax-regulating legislation and proposals get tossed around in the door and window and building materials/lumber industries, here’s a look at several that could affect your company and what you need to know about them. Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013: This proposed law, which will set up and enforce state tax on […]