Housing Starts Rebound and Building Permits Hit 5-Month High

WASHINGTON — Housing starts in November rebounded from a seven-month low, and permits surged to a five-month high, signs of strength in the housing market as the Federal Reserve starts to raise interest rates after years of easy monetary policy. Other data released on Wednesday showed the industrial sector continuing to struggle under the weight […]

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U.S. November Building Permits Revised to +10.4% From +11%

U.S. building permits for November were revised to up from October to a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.282 million, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday. November building permits were originally reported as being up 11% at a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.289 million. Building permits are a precursor of building activity. December 23, 2015, 12:07:00 PM […]

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Years in the Making: Costco is in for Building Permits in Redding, CA

REDDING, Calif. – It has been in the works for years, Costco Wholesale Corp. finally applied for a building permit for the construction of their new store, according to Kent Manuel, the city of Redding’s planning manager. Manuel said they received the permit application just over a week ago. He added it will take a […]

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Whole Foods building permit for Amherst to be filed in January

The site of the region’s first Whole Foods supermarket has been cleared and work on the new Northtown Plaza anchor is slated to start early next year. Andrew Manning, WS Development project manager, said he expects to file a building permit with the Town of Amherst just after the first of the year. An approved […]

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Housing Starts Surpass 2014

DeSoto County residential building-permit activity — a signal of housing-market health and overall economic vitality — hit 1,047 through the end of November, surpassing the total of 1,000 for all of 2014. And 2015’s upbeat figure will grow even more when December’s permits are tallied next month. The numbers and trend cheer DeSoto officials and […]

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