Report Housing Starts Turbocharging The Construction Industry

Dated: April 4 2014

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A jump in housing starts will drive construction activity in the U.S., according to a first-quarter report  from Rider Levett Bucknal, a Phoenix-based construction consulting firm with offices in Portland.Portland area construction costs rose an average of 1.74 percent, which is below the average national increase of 3.6 percent, it said.The optimistic report anticipates that housing starts will reach 1.15 million in 2014, 11 percent more than in 2013 but not enough to push the total past the 6 million peak of 2006. Read more...
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Mark Ross

For Mark Ross, founder of Ross NW Real Estate and professional real estate broker, real estate has always been the career of choice. During his 25+ years in the industry, Mark has gained experience in....

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