Posts Tagged ‘ new home construction ’

Single-Family Permits Rebounded in January, Followed by Steady Sales and Rising Sentiment

Apr 4th, 2024

The latest stats from the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) spell good news for door and window dealers. The organization reported that in January 2024, the total number of single-family permits issued year to date (YTD) nationwide reached 75,906 — an increase of 43.1% over the January 2023 level of 53,062. The association reports that […]

Challenges Await the Fenestration Industry in 2023

Dec 8th, 2022

In talking to my customers, business in November is just like any other November. In other words, it has been very busy up until Thanksgiving, but since the turkey was cooked it’s been more like “Tanksgiving.” During the past two years, business was not seeing the normal holiday slowdown as door and window manufacturers were […]

Less Building Space Equals More Risk from Natural Disasters

Sep 19th, 2022

New home construction has seen an increased number of residences located in areas facing threats from natural disasters since 2020, including risks associated with fires, droughts and floods. A new analysis from real estate brokerage firm Redfin shows that while 14% of remaining homes built from 1900 to 1959 face fire risk, that figure is […]

Areas with Shortest Commute Times Most Popular for Home Building Areas

Jun 7th, 2021

The quarterly NAHB Home Building Geography Index (HBGI) released earlier this month shows home building expanded the fastest in places with the shortest commute times. The HBGI also shows the suburban shift in new home construction to low density, low cost markets stemming largely from the COVID-19 pandemic and first reported in the second quarter […]