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The Northeast is driving gains in building permits and housing starts (iStock)

Northeast drives gains in building permits, housing starts

Building permits and housing starts in the U.S. jumped in September, largely driven by activity in the Northeast. Privately...

Northeast drives gains in building permits, housing starts
Housing starts and completions increased sharply in September 2020 in response to fierce demand to buy homes. (iStock)

Housing starts jump as homebuilder confidence rises

The number of homes under construction surged across the U.S. last month as homebuilder confidence kept rising. In September,...

Housing starts jump as homebuilder confidence rises
Leisure and hospitality led September job gains, but the last employment report before the presidential election shows slowing economy overall (Getty)

Leisure and hospitality gain 318K jobs in September as economic growth lags

The leisure and hospitality industry led employment gains in September with 318,000 jobs added to the economy, trouncing the...

Leisure and hospitality gain 318K jobs in September as economic growth lags
US construction spending is up $37.8 billion year-to-date compared to 2019 (iStock)

Housing demand sent construction spending up in August

Spending on construction, particularly in the housing sector, plowed ahead in August. Money flowing into construction projects ticked up...

Housing demand sent construction spending up in August
A former Bloomberg construction director pleads guilty to tax fraud after accepting bribes for employment (iStock)

Bloomberg construction director pleads guilty to tax fraud

Bribes are taxable income, as a former Bloomberg construction director was reminded when he pleaded guilty to tax fraud...

Bloomberg construction director pleads guilty to tax fraud
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Retail adds nearly 250K jobs in August

The retail sector added nearly a quarter-million jobs in August, notching the highest growth among private industries. General merchandising stores added 116,000 workers, while automobile and appliance sales each added about 20,000 positions. (Related:...

Retail adds nearly 250K jobs in August
Bank OZK CEO George Gleason and Wells Fargo CEO Charles Scharf (Photos via Bank OZK, iStock; Getty)

What delinquencies? Banks aren’t shying away from construction lending

 UPDATED, Sept. 1, 2020, 11:00 a.m.: Bankers ran for the hills when the pandemic hit, but got back to...

What delinquencies? Banks aren’t shying away from construction lending
Covid will push new apartment deliveries to 5-year low: Report

Covid will push new apartment deliveries to 5-year low: Report

Add new apartment construction to the long list of coronavirus casualties. More than 280,000 new rental units are projected...

Covid will push new apartment deliveries to 5-year low: Report
Social Construct CEO Ben Huh, The Real Deal's Hiten Samtani and Social Construct cofounder Michael Yarne

How code could make multifamily construction more predictable

When first looking to raise funds for their construction-tech startup in 2017, Ben Huh and Michael Yarne steered clear...

How code could make multifamily construction more predictable
Social Construct CEO Ben Huh, The Real Deal's Hiten Samtani and Social Construct cofounder Michael Yarne

The REInterview: Social Construct’s founders on making multifamily construction an assembly line

“Nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes,” goes the old chestnut. If you’re a real estate developer, you could add...

The REInterview: Social Construct’s founders on making multifamily construction an assembly line
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