WASHINGTON A rebound in groundbreaking for US homes in April suggested the housing market recovery was gaining some traction, even though permits for future building fell. The Commerce Department stated housing starts increased 2.6 per cent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 717,000 units. March’s starts were revised up to a 699,000-unit pace from a previously reported 654,000 unit rate.
10.05.2012 By: TANJA BAUSE BUILDING A FUTURE … Building rubble is put into the crusher for recycling while David Alweendo carries off the metal. Photo: Tanja Bause Three old houses were demolished to make way for the new development of eighty townhouses in Avis by Jimmey Development.
Home » ACC » UNC’s Future Building Blocks: James McAdoo and Marcus Paige After the UNC Tar Heels injury induced departure from the NCAA Tournament this year, it looked as though the team’s recent stretch of dominate play would come to an abrupt end. To the surprise of many fans, the news broke that Heels were losing their superstar front court tandem of reining ACC Player of the Year Tyler Zeller and former ACC Defensive Player of the Year John ...
The FINANCIAL — The 2012 Irish OSCE Chairmanship will host a high level conference in Dublin on 27 April, entitled ‘Shared Future: Building and Sustaining Peace, the Northern Ireland case study.’ According to OSCE, the conference will present the experience of achieving a peaceful political settlement in Northern Ireland as a case study of possible relevance to conflict resolution efforts in the OSCE area and elsewhere.
Briefing on the ‘Alternative Energy Future: Building a Practical Energy Policy’, with discussion on the ‘uneven track record’ of U.S. energy policy since the 1973 oil embargo, and how the nation can make progress toward the goal of affordable, reliable and clean energy. Speakers at NPC news conference incl former Under Secretary of Energy for Science Steve Koonin, Resources for the Future Senior Fellow Emeritus Robert Fri, Columbia University Professor of Law Michael Graetz, MIT Professor of Environmental Economics Michael ...
Investors had quite a bit of economic data to sift through last week. Housing starts declined by almost 6 percent in March, but building permits – a gauge of future building activity – rose 4.5 percent. It was its highest level in 3 and a half years. Sales of previously owned homes fell 2.6 percent in March highlighting the fragile recovery.
Building permits rose to their highest level in more than three years in March, a signal the housing market will continue its gradual recovery this year. Permits, which provide a gauge for future building, were up 4.5 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 747,000 in March, the ideal performance since September 2008, the Commerce Department stated Tuesday.
PORTAGE, MI – The public will get its first chance to comment onpotential future building improvements for the Portage Public Schools at aTuesday community forum. Portage Public Schools has set community forums for 6:30 to 8p.m. Tuesday at Portage Central High and 6:30 to 8 p.m. April 25 atNorthern High.
GLIDE — Members of the Glide Rural Fire Protection District hope they will be able to turn the tide as they embark on a third campaign to build or remodel a fire station. Two close defeats of bond measures in the past four years gnaw at Fire Chief Dan Tilson. He stated residents tell him they appreciate the district’s 30 volunteer firefighters, but so far they have not voted to provide a new station.