Posts Tagged ‘ remodeling activity ’

Residential Fenestration Market Remains Stable Despite Mixed Outlook

Apr 3rd, 2024

The U.S. fenestration industry has ended a year of flat growth, and 2024 looks to be a bit more positive overall. However, expectations are mixed depending on the segment, according to the recently released 2024 Door and Window Industry Outlook from Key Media & Research. Construction Market New single-family construction starts, a key indicator of […]

Door and Window Industry Carries Positive Outlook into 2022

Mar 4th, 2022

Over the past two years, the pandemic has been no match for the U.S. fenestration industry and the broader residential construction/renovation market as a whole. 2022 is shaping out in similar fashion. New Construction New single family construction starts, a key indicator of door and window demand in new construction, recorded a second-straight year of […]

Construction Outlook: Regarding Labor, No Good News to be Found

Oct 18th, 2021

Annual predictions surrounding housing starts and remodeling activity always include a mix of good and bad news. Perhaps remodeling activity was strong, but housing starts were stagnant. Often, economists would point to the future, even a year or two out, and have some end in sight—a sign of hope. This year, when Kermit Baker, chief […]

Harvard Research Confirms: Remodeling Spending Grew and Poised to Continue

Mar 29th, 2021

While the U.S. economy shrank by 3.5% in 2020, spending on home improvements and repairs grew more than 3%, to nearly $420 billion, as households modified living spaces in response to COVID-19. This is according to Improving America’s Housing 2021, a new report released last week by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies. “From 2010 […]

New Report Shows Mostly Positive Outlook for Residential Fenestration in 2021

Jan 14th, 2021

Despite the negative impact the COVID-19 crisis has had on many other parts of the economy, the residential fenestration products industry—encompassing doors, windows and related components—is carrying positive momentum into the New Year. This is according to the 2021 Door and Window Industry Outlook from Key Media & Research (KMR), parent company of [DWM] Magazine. […]

Remodelers Continue to Report Increase in Business

Jul 22nd, 2013

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry’s (NARI) second-quarter Remodeling Business Pulse (RBP) data of current and future remodeling business conditions continues to soar, as quarter-over-quarter increases are seen in nearly all sub-components measuring remodeling activity. Deep into the “remodeling season,” so to speak, remodelers are reporting the highest overall rating on overall business conditions […]