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Lumber prices splinter amid rising interest rates

One of the most volatile commodity markets of the pandemic is sounding a similar note to yesteryear. Lumber prices...

Lumber prices splinter amid rising interest rates
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Buildings Department audits plunge as agency closes loophole

The Department of Buildings’ audits of project applications have plunged, but that’s in part because its new filing system...

Buildings Department audits plunge as agency closes loophole
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National Weekend Edition

Montana approves use of 3D printing to build walls

Montana has become the first state to approve broad regulatory use of 3D-printing for walls instead of concrete masonry...

Montana approves use of 3D printing to build walls
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Construction group fights higher fines for worker deaths

A five-year-old bill to increase fines related to the deaths of construction workers is waiting for the governor’s signature...

Construction group fights higher fines for worker deaths
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National

Housing starts collapse under inflation, high rates

Efforts to close the gap between supply and demand in the housing market are being laid to waste by...

Housing starts collapse under inflation, high rates
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News Analysis

Developing in downtrodden areas gets dicey

It was a striking reaction, tucked into the middle of a City Limits story about a plan for a forlorn section of Brooklyn. Jessica Franco, fighting a 210-unit development to replace her aging, low-slung...

Developing in downtrodden areas gets dicey

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