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29

Dec 2022
Housing sales hit new year high in India

... grown by 4-7 percent as a result of rising input costs and a post-Covid demand rebound. Anarock said in a release of demand-supply data for India's top residential primary (fresh sale) markets that housing ...

26

Dec 2022
Cuba studies the implementation of a housing fund

Housing was the theme of the National Innovation Council [PAID=]The President of Cuba recently recalled the recent passage of Hurricane Ian through the west of the island, one of the more than 100,000 ...

29

Sep 2022
Housing prices in Spain expected to increase

Sales prices also projected to rise [PAID=]Housing prices in Spain are expected to increase between 4 and 5 percent this year, according to ES Investing. In 2023 the increase will be around 3 percent. ...

28

Sep 2022
Cost of housing construction increases in the Dominican Republic

Construction became around 15 percent more expensive in one year [PAID=]Housing construction in the Dominican Republic became 15.1 percent more expensive in one year and 33.5 percent more expensive than ...

13

Sep 2022
Chile's government inaugurates wooden housing industrialization pla

The plan seeks to overcome the deficit of homes in the country [PAID=] The government, through the Ministry of Agriculture and Housing and with the participation of Corfo, will start a program whose ...

12

Sep 2022
New housing construction costs increase in Portugal

Costs increased more than 13 percent In Portugal, new housing construction costs rose 13.4 percent year-on-year in July, according to The Portugal News. The cost of building a new house in the country ...

02

Sep 2022
Hainan to build tens of thousands of affordable housing units

Chinese province implements its affordable housing plan [PAID=]The Chinese province of Hainan announced that it will build over 60,000 affordable housing units until the end of the year, writes CCement. ...

01

Aug 2022
92 to 93 million square meters of housing to be built in Russia in 2022

The expectation is that this year’s volume of housing construction will fulfill the 92.6 million square meters bar registered in 2021 [PAID=]According to the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, ...

18

Jul 2022
Zimbabwe observes massive boom in housing construction

The country's national housing backlog is currently hovering around 1, 5 million Zimbabwe is observing a massive boom in housing construction spearheaded by the Government and private developers, which ...

28

Jun 2022
Skanska to invest CZK 970M in the first phase of the new housing project

The housing project is located in Modransky cukrovar in Prague [PAID=] Skanska is to invest CZK 970M in the first phase of the new housing project Modransky cukrovar in Prague, Czech Republic, as reported ...

25

May 2022
Australia's construction sector to see decline in housing start

The Housing Industry Association predicts a 20 percent decline over the next three years Australia is predicted to face a 20 percent decline in housing construction over the next three years, as building ...

19

Apr 2022
UK-Singapore joint venture to use engineered timber in housing projects in India

... Lumber (LVL), in housing projects in India and other South Asian countries, as reported by Business Standard. This is an attempt to substitute conventional building materials like steel and concrete ...

04

Apr 2022
Growth in housing sales drives increase in cement consumption in Colombia

... (Camacol), explained that, by boosting housing construction, building materials sales have also grown. “We have seen increases of 17 percent in the demand for concrete and cement. And construction materials, ...

04

Apr 2022
Growth in housing sales drives increase in cement consumption in Colombia

... (Camacol), explained that, by boosting housing construction, building materials sales have also grown. “We have seen increases of 17 percent in the demand for concrete and cement. And construction materials, ...

08

Mar 2022
Building materials’ price in Nigeria increase unstoppably and affect the housing market

... in housing prices, writes TribuneOnlinEng. According to findings by the Nigerian Tribune, most of the developers have reviwed their house prices by 40 to 50 percent in the last year. According to them, ...

23

Feb 2022
Basque Government to use wood as main material in housing projects

The project is a reflection of the region’s commitment to sustainability [PAID=] The Department of Environment, Planning and Housing of the Basque Government is planning the development of four social ...

20

Jan 2022
Construction activity in the US surges in 2021 boosted by multi-family housing projects

Homebuilding achieved a nine-month high in December According to Reuters, in the US, homebuilding surged to a nine-month high in December 2021, amid a surge in multi-family housing projects. However, ...

21

Dec 2021
Housing starts and new building permits in the US increase in November

... on the back of the shortage of properties, expensive prices for raw materials and labor shortages, reports CNBC. In November, housing starts rose by 12 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...

03

Nov 2021
Housing sector in India surges in the third quarter

The residential real estate sector has been recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic crisis In India, the housing sector has been recovering after economic consequences of the pandemic, and the sector ...

20

Sep 2021
Graphene-enhanced concrete is used in housing construction in the UK

Graphene was used in the concrete mix poured in the construction of a residential development in Salisbury Mason Graphite announced that graphene from the patented process owned by Black Swan Graphene, ...

21

Jul 2021
Housing prices in Lisbon fall for the first time in five years

A year-on-year reduction of 1.1 percent was registered in the first quarter of 2021 [PAID=]According to Idealista News, the housing market in Lisbon recorded in the first quarter of 2021 an unprecedented ...

03

Jun 2021
Building materials shortage in Portugal causes housing prices to hike

Materials have increased 35 percent on average since the beginning of the year [PAID=]Inflation in building materials due to lack of raw materials are resulting in higher prices of housing in Portugal, ...

21

May 2021
New housing launches in Russia doubles the pace in April

New projects in the country increased 2.1 times in the month [PAID=]In Russia, the pace of launch of new projects for construction of multi-family housing grew in April by 2.1 times to 4.4 million square ...

19

Apr 2021
Housing prices continue to grow in Kazakhstan in March

In March, housing prices increased by 0.5 percent month-on-month [PAID=]In Kazakhstan, real estate gets more expensive every moth since the beginning of 2021, reports EADaily. According to the forecast ...

05

Apr 2021
Russian housing construction falls in 2020

However, in some regions such as Moscow, housing construction remained increasing [PAID=]In Russia, Rosstat noted a decrease in the volume of housing construction across the country at the end of last ...

24

Mar 2021
Builders forced to halt housing projects as lumber prices in the U.S. skyrocket

According to the National Association of Home Builders, since last April, lumber costs have spiked 180 percent Builders and homeowners in the United States are halting housing projects as the price ...

01

Mar 2021
U.S. housing starts fall in January but permits grow

Housing starts fell 6 percent year-on-year, however, permits grew by 10 percent U.S. homebuilding fell more than expected in January amid soaring lumber prices, reports Yahoo! Finance. However, a growth ...

19

Feb 2021
Permits for housing construction in Russia surges in January

The number rose by 43 percent year-on-year during the month [PAID=]Permits for housing construction in Russia increased 43 percent year-on-year in January 2021, to 299 documents, reports Beton.ru. The ...

06

Nov 2020
Argos announces its new innovation in housing construction

One of the main changes is transferring construction to a controlled environment [PAID=] Cementos Argos announced its new innovation for industrial housing construction, which presents a more agile ...

12

Oct 2020
Portugal’s new housing construction costs increase in August

Prices of materials and labor also increased [PAID=] Portugal’s National Statistics Institute (INE) released data indicating a 2.5 percent increase in the country’s new housing construction costs in ...

09

Oct 2020
Ukraine’s housing construction index declines in January-July period

Non-residential and engineering construction compensated for the housing decline [PAID=] Ukraine’s housing construction index during the January-July period witnessed a downward trend as it only reached ...

01

Oct 2020
Immobilière 3F and GCC to use Hoffmann Green's low-carbon cement in social housing projec

...  3F is a player in social housing in France, managing 265,000 homes and businesses which delivered 6,200 homes in 2019, and has signed a pilot contract with Hoffmann Green's partner GCC to use low-carbon ...

01

Oct 2020
Immobilière 3F and GCC to use Hoffmann Green's low-carbon cement in social housing projec

...  3F is a player in social housing in France, managing 265,000 homes and businesses which delivered 6,200 homes in 2019, and has signed a pilot contract with Hoffmann Green's partner GCC to use low-carbon ...

23

Sep 2020
Portuguese housing sales fall in Q2

... and 7.6 percent in June. Between April and June 2020, the overall value of transactions registered a 15.2 percent decrease and amounted to EUR 5.1 billion. In the same period, the Housing Price Index ...

22

Sep 2020
U.S. housing construction falls 5.1 percent in August

This is the first decline after three months of gains According to the Business Journal, in August 2020, U.S. housing construction registered a 5.1 percent decrease after gaining for three months in a ...

11

Sep 2020
New housing projects grow in France

At the same time, building permits are lagging behind [PAID=]According to Batiweb, in June and July, the number of housing starts in France quickly picked up the pace after the Covid-19 lockdown. However, ...

18

Jun 2020
Housing construction in the US recovers mildly in May

Housing construction is managing to overcome a difficult period The construction of new homes has suffered significantly in recent months due to Covid-19, affecting all companies across America, according ...

26

May 2020
Homes England commissions study to modernize the housing construction market

... into offsite and modular building practices, reports New Civil Engineer. Both Atkins and Faith+Gould will provide the modern methods of building research under the government housing agency’s strategic ...

25

May 2020
Portugal: Housing permits decline in March due to COVID-19 outbreak

Reduction reversed the sector’s growth trend [PAID=] Licenses issued by Portuguese contractors for construction and rehabilitation works declined 19.1% in March, owing to the coronavirus pandemic, ...

22

May 2020
Australian housing constructions to decline in 2020

COVID-19 outbreak pushed the already low number of house starts further down [PAID=] Building material companies across Australia remain fearful on what 2020 will bring, as recent Housing Industry ...

21

May 2020
Former CEMEX concrete plant sold for housing construction

Councilors remain cautious about the impact these new units will have on local parking Property consultants Fisher German has agreed on the sale of an old Attenborough-based CEMEX concrete plant ...

20

May 2020
Modular construction to support low-cost housing, says Portuguese architect

... a housing unit in a few weeks/months. Samuel, which founded the construction studio “Summary,” has already a dozen projects under his belt done through the modular system utilizing concrete slabs, highlighting ...

14

May 2020
U.K to reopen its housing market under flexible hours

Government seeks to offer discounts to health workers, teachers and police folk seeking to purchase a house The U.K Minister of Housing and Communities, Robert Jenrick, has announced that the country ...

15

Apr 2020
Housing constructions in Australia decline in 2Q

Bushfires rebuilding projects and COVID-19 to impact activity in future quarters According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, nationwide home-building activity during December decreased 4.7% down ...

31

Mar 2020
New Zealand’s housing constructions reach 45-year record

Over 30 thousand new houses were approved for construction in the twelve months to February Housing construction agreements in New Zealand grew to their highest in 45 years, however, how the coronavirus ...

21

Feb 2020
Large new housing works in Madrid soar by double digits

... to estimates by the U.S company). This represents 20% more large new housing works when compared to 2018. An increase that, according to experts, will allow the access of large populational groups to ...

17

Feb 2020
Scotland: ‘Retrofit’ housing project could slash heating bills by 90%

More than GBP 4 million will be invested in this initiative A groundbreaking housing program in Renfrewshire seeks to tackle its emission volumes and cut yearly heating costs to GBP 150, reports ...

12

Feb 2020
New bill to boost Maine’s affordable housing

A bill could reward developers with income tax breaks in exchange for housing investments Governor Janet Mills is set to sign a bill that could substantially expand the number of cheaper houses ...

12

Feb 2020
Mexico: Government begins delivery of low-cost cement for affordable housing projects

The government is offering cement at a discount to families Mexico’s Ministry for Inclusion and State Social Development has started the delivery of the first batch of 2,000 bags of cement as part ...

05

Feb 2020
Germany invests EUR 25 million in brick housing construction in Turkey

New houses will be built to accommodate displaced Syrians Germany has announced that it will be providing EUR 25 million for the construction of brick housings houses on the Syrian side of the Idlib-Turkey ...

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