According to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), unprecedented price increases for a wide range of goods and services used in construction pushed up contractors’ costs by 26.3% year-on-year from June 2020 to June 2021. And while the job market saw strong gains in June, rising
Larger residential construction is likely intended for an area of ââMontgomery County that is simultaneously gaining new public schools. The Montgomery County Commission on Monday evening approved the application to rezone Gordon Seay’s property, from agricultural district AG to single-family residential district R-1. Seay said the rezoning would pave the
A cost-conscious county council has waived new building code requirements that builders say could add at least $ 10,000 to the cost of building a home. Council postponed action on Bill 44, the proposed building code, on Wednesday to give council and administration a chance to find cheaper alternatives in
New homes are popping up all over Rockland at an astounding rate. Permits have been issued for the construction of 13 single-family homes in Rockland since January 1. âPeople build on every parcel of land,â said Adam Ackor, Rockland’s code enforcement manager. Four of the new homes are under construction
A crew member from the Quarry View Building Group works on one of the tiny houses under construction at the National Center for Healthy Veterans site in Altavista on June 25. A view of the tiny houses currently under construction at the National Center for Healthy Veterans in Altavista on
Since the local part of the Grand Parkway was completed about five years ago and improvements along the highway. 290 completed last year, the developers accelerated the construction of planned communities in the western part of Cy-Fair ISD. “We actually have residents who reside in Bridgeland where one of the
US homebuilding rebounded less than expected in May as high-priced lumber and shortages of other materials continued to limit builders’ ability to take advantage of an acute shortage of homes on the market. Wednesday’s U.S. Commerce Department report also showed permits for future home construction fell to a seven-month low.
Honolulu’s Director of Planning and Permits is reviewing a controversial residential construction case on Oʻahu. It involves demolishing structures on a 19,000 square foot lot and building what neighbors fear is a monster house. “It’s a shame,” said Patrick Watson, a longtime resident of Sierra Drive in Kaimukī. “This isn’t