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9/22: MetroIntelligence Economic Update by P. DUFFY

MetroIntelligence Economic Update by P. DUFFY   August Leading Economic Index rises another 1.2 percent to 106.5 The U.S. Leading Economic Index (LEI) increased 1.2 percent in August to 106.5 (2016 = 100), following a 2.0 percent increase in July and a 3.1 percent increase in June.  Despite the improvement, the LEI remains in recession territory, still 4.7 percent…

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Five affordable housing projects to get funding from Dane County

Five affordable housing projects to get funding from Dane County Five affordable housing projects in Dane County, Wisconsin are expected to receive $4.45 million in funds from the Affordable Housing Development Fund to address affordable housing in the state… Read More The Cap Times https://madison.com/ct/news/local/govt-and-politics/five-affordable-housing-projects-to-get-funding-from-dane-county/article_ad5d17e3-a62a-5bb5-8381-ec113a181b64.html

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Stormwater Solutions in Seattle

Stormwater Solutions in Seattle For 60 years during heavy rain, the Murray Avenue Pump Station at the southern end of Lowman Beach Park in West Seattle had been serving the community by pumping nearly 32 million gallons of water per day to King County’s regional treatment plant. However, with peak wet-weather flows in the Murray Basin exceeding 105 million…

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9/17: MetroIntelligence Economic Update by P. DUFFY

MetroIntelligence Economic Update by P. DUFFY September builder confidence rises to all-time high of 83 Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes increased five points to hit an all-time high of 83 in September, according to the latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. The previous highest reading of 78 in the 35-year history of…

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Top-Selling Master-Planned Communities of Mid-Year 2020 

Top-Selling Master-Planned Communities of Mid-Year 2020  An update to RCLCO’s January publication of the Top-Selling Master-Planned Communities of 2019 and “Best of the Decade”, showing where the market has been, and where it is going… Read More Builder and Developer Magazine https://bdmag.com/top-selling-master-planned-communities-of-mid-year-2020/

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Good News for Women in Construction: Employment Rising

Good News for Women in Construction: Employment Rising The number of women employed in the construction industry grew substantially in 2019 rising to around 1.2 million, surpassing the peak of pre-recession employment level… Read More Eye On Housing http://eyeonhousing.org/2020/09/good-news-for-women-in-construction-employment-rising/

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