June 29, 2012
VIDEO: CanaData economist Carrick analyzes U.S. housing statistics
U.S. housing starts exceeded more than 700,000 on an annual basis in May, and building permit totals were also up, says Alex Carrick, chief economist of CanaData .
Carrick discusses the latest statistics from agencies including the United States Census Bureau and Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Carrick notes that the unsold inventory has dropped from its high in January, 2009 while by one measure, the S&P/Case-Shiller 10-city and 20-city indices, home prices rose.
For more analysis on construction inputs and economic indicators, please see the following articles in the Daily Commercial News:
Skills Competences Canada held its 2013 Skills Canada National Competition at BC Place in downtown Vancouver from June 5th to June 8th.
Reed Construction Data's chief economist, Alex Carrick, updates the status of Canada's exports industry, breaking it down by the country's regions.
In this week's update, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of June 17th, 2013.
The Vancouver Regional Construction Association held its annual Construction Learning Forum in Whistler, B.C. from May 31 to June 1st. The event featured many educational panels including a very informative session on substance abuse in the construction industry.
This year’s Canstruction Toronto event saw 18 teams of designers, engineers and architects build larger than life sculptures made out of cans. Designs ranged from the winning “Two Cans“ depicting two toucans to Humpty Dumpty sitting on a wall.
In this week's update, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of June 10th, 2013.
The BC chapter of the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction held the2013 BC Steel Design Awards of Excellence on May 23 at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel in downtown Vancouver.
In this week's update, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of June 3rd, 2013.
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