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Gross Domestic Product, Third Quarter 2022 (Advance Estimate)

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 2.6 percent in the third quarter of 2022 (table 1), according to the "advance" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the second quarter, real GDP decreased 0.6 percent. Read More

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New home sales fall as interest rates jump

Rising mortgage rates approaching 7% along with declining builder sentiment stemming from stubbornly high construction costs and weakening consumer demand pushed new-home sales down at a double-digit rate in September. Read More

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Catalina releases Kitchen & Bath Report

The declining U.S. housing market has finally caught up with the domestic kitchen and bath industry causing dollar sales growth to slow. Dollar sales gains, however, are being held up by rising prices as manufacturers pass through rising material, labor and transportation costs. Read More

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Top 25 Distributors of 2022

Distributor sales have been tallied to reveal the nation’s Top 25 U.S. distributors of 2021. See the ranking below. Top 25 Distributors of 2022 Sales in millions 2022 sales projected; 2021 sales final Read More

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TILE OF SPAIN COMPANIES SHOWCASE NEW COLLECTIONS AT CERSAIE

TILE OF SPAIN COMPANIES SHOWCASE NEW COLLECTIONS AT CERSAIE October 24, 2022 from Ceramic Central Weekly Oct 20, 2022  Spanish companies traveled to Italy… Read More

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Total Construction Starts Declined 19% in September

Total construction starts decreased 19% in September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.02 trillion, according to Dodge Construction Network. In September, nonresidential building starts dropped 23%, residential starts fell 11%, and nonbuilding starts declined by 25%. Read More

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Remodeling Activity Expected to Decline Sharply in Mid-2023

Annual gains in improvement and maintenance expenditures to owner-occupied homes are expected to decline sharply by the middle of next year, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. Read More

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Housing Starts Declined 8.1% in September

Privately‐owned housing starts in September were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,439,000, 8.1% below the revised August estimate of 1,566,000 and 7.7% below the September 2021 rate of 1,559,000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Read More

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Architecture Billings Declined to 51.7 in September but Demand Continues

The AIA Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for September was 51.7 down from a score of 53.3 in August, indicating essentially stable business conditions for architecture firms (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings from the prior month), according to The American Institute of Architects (AIA). Read More

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Industrial Flooring Market Research Report - Global Forecast to 2027

The Global Industrial Flooring Market size was estimated at USD 7,928.24 million in 2021, USD 8,686.77 million in 2022, and is projected to grow at a CAGR 9.74% to reach USD 13,850.74 million by 2027. Read More