Posts Tagged ‘ economy ’

Housing Industry “Gets Back to Normal”

Apr 23rd, 2014

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In the years following the bust, economic forecasters often used the term, the “long road back to normal” or the “new normal.” In today’s National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) Spring Construction Forecast Robert Denk, NAHB assistant vice president for forecasting and analysis, discussed “getting back to normal” and painted a picture of this road past, [...]

Examples of a Bettering Economy

Sep 27th, 2013

There have been a number of blogs recently on the generally positive tone at this year’s GlassBuild. For me, my impressions of the show always start several weeks in advance of the opening of the show doors on the first day. I typically reach out to owners and presidents of door and window companies to [...]

Economist Makes Predictions Plus a Few Warnings

Feb 27th, 2013

Dr. Esmael Adibi, economist with Chapman University, was so popular when he addressed attendees of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) a few years ago that he was invited back this week to the association’s annual meeting held in Tucson, Ariz. He even showed attendees how that forecast from a few years ago turned out. [...]