Construction spending increased for the third straight month in May, reflecting an increase in private nonresidential and public construction and a decrease in residential projects, according to the Associated General Contractors of America, which relies on data from the U.S. ...Read More »
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WASHINGTON – One in four U.S. residents live in “poverty areas,” according to American Community Survey data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau from 2008 to 2012, up from less than one in five in 2000. These areas of concentrated ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — One in four U.S. residents live in “poverty areas,” according to American Community Survey data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau from 2008 to 2012, up from less than one in five in 2000. These areas of ...Read More »
The national construction industry’s unemployment rate was 8.6 percent in May, that month’s lowest level since 2008, according to a report from the Associated General Contractors of America based on data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Construction employers across the ...Read More »
The moving trucks just keep on rolling to Charlotte. New data released by the U.S. Census Bureau showed that Mecklenburg County was the second-fastest growing area in North Carolina, after Brunswick County, a coastal county that runs from the South ...Read More »
The U.S. Census Bureau reports that the population of North Carolina is now approaching 9.9 million people. The bureau released new population estimates for 2013 on Thursday. The state’s population from the 2010 census was 9.5 million. The numbers show the state’s southeast ...Read More »
Like nails out of its own coffin, the Charlotte region’s residential construction industry pulled nearly 9,500 building permits in 2013, rising from the ashes like a phoenix with a tool belt and hammering out its best year since the housing ...
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Strong increases in both single-family and multifamily starts raised our nationwide housing production 22.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.09 million in November, according to figures released by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the ...
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When it comes to older houses, Charlotte is a more expensive place to buy a place to live than elsewhere in the nation. But homebuyers who purchased a domicile built since 2007 got a bit of a bargain.Those are the headlines of the just-released 2011 American Housing Survey of homes by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Census Bureau.Read More »