Home builders

Australia’s shortage of building materials causes delays for Tasmanian home builders

As global construction explodes, Australian home builders face project delays due to a shortage of building materials exacerbated by the impact of bushfires and high steel prices. Key points: Builders say there are delays in sourcing some building materials 2021 is set to be a banner year for single-family home construction, but demand is expected […]

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EThekwini municipal housing projects halt after homebuilders council raises concerns

Through Thami Magubane May 17, 2021 Share this article: To shareTweeterTo shareTo shareTo shareE-mailTo share DURBAN – Two housing projects worth millions of Rand under construction by eThekwini Municipality have been halted by the residential building regulator after raising construction concerns during inspections . Molebogeng Taunyane, acting head of corporate communications and stakeholder relations for […]

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Lawsuits still plague Florida construction industry, home builders say

Florida lawmakers last month passed tort reform law extending COVID-19 liability protection to businesses and healthcare providers, but Florida’s construction industry says that it faces a form of prosecution abuse that lawmakers have not addressed. Florida home builders say lawmakers missed a crucial opportunity to boost the construction industry by passing House Bill 21 or […]

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U.S. home builders call for end to Canadian softwood lumber trade war – Vancouver Island Free Daily

As record lumber costs in North America push home prices to new highs, the U.S. National Association of Home Builders has called on President Joe Biden’s administration to strike a trade deal in long term on the Canadian lumber trade. In a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai, Home Builders President John Fowkes said […]