Posts Tagged ‘ Las Vegas ’

84 Lumber Launches “We Build American” Initiative

Jan 25th, 2013

During the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas, 84 Lumber Co. announced the launch of its “We Build American” initiative encouraging builders, remodelers and homebuyers to use American-made materials when building or remodeling a home. More than 180 companies in 40 states selling American-made products have joined the initiative. Maggie Hardy Magerko, president and […]

Best of IBS

Jan 25th, 2013

It’s time for my annual observations from the International Builders’ Show—things you may not find in our videos or print coverage. What did you see or hear at the show that was interesting? Let us know your best of IBS. Best quote regarding state of the market:  “Our sales will be up 25 percent this […]

Economists Say Housing Will See Upturn; Warn Headwinds May Impede Growth

Jan 24th, 2013

Economists speaking at the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas say the housing market will begin to pick up speed in its recovery during 2013, but note that this growth may be met with some opposition. “Nearly every measure of housing market strength—sales, starts, prices, permits and builder confidence—has been trending upward in recent months […]

GlassBuild America Opens Today in Las Vegas

Sep 14th, 2010