Housing construction and home prices grew nationally from late May through Early July. Production of lumber and building materials also increased. While builders started work on fewer homes in June, applications for permits to build single-family houses reached their highest level in five years.
Join us for the 2013 NBMDA Annual Convention, November 12-14 at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers in Chicago, Illinois. This is not a traditional trade show format; this is an intimate and focused event with many opportunities to build relationships that will help you grow your business.
At the 2013 AWFS Fair, after a full day on the show floor, executives from the leading distributors and distribution-oriented manufacturers came together at the NBMDA Networking Reception. Members shared insights, ideas and best practices with one another while enjoying cocktails and hor d'oeuvres.
NBMDA has partnered with a leading research firm and the North American Floor Covering Distributors Association (NAFCD) to provide you with the NBMDA Quarterly Executive Trends Index.
Builders are struggling to meet orders as they combat a shortage of building supplies. Regional building products makers are operating under tight credit conditions, with trimmed workforces. In some cases, these factors are not allowing them to raise production enough to meet rising demand.