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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 ...

27

Jan 2020
Ireland’s housing construction surges 40% in December

Dublin and Cork contributed the most to this increase [PAID=] Housing constructions in Dublin and Cork accounted for nearly 40% of new residential units under development during December 2019, reports ...

24

Jan 2020
UKCI invests GBP 30 million in Kenyan ecological housing project

... Kenya, reports Agence Ecofin. This initiative seeks to provide affordable housing which consumes 20% less electricity and water. Overall construction costs are estimated between USD 80 and USD 250 ...

24

Jan 2020
Mayotte to invest EUR 40 million in housing

Over 20 thousand homes will be built over the next decade [PAID=] Prefect Jean-François Colombet announced, during the Professional Construction and Housing day, his plans to "create the breeding ...

23

Jan 2020
Housing prices in Switzerland grow in 2019

... areas, rental purchases and demand for second homes are drying up the market, UBS states. While the cost for owned apartments is set to remain stable in 2020, the price of individual housings is expected ...

22

Jan 2020
Netherlands: New housing slows down on nitrogen emission issues

Over 60 thousand new houses were developed in 2019 Building capacity in the Netherlands has improved last year, but its growth will stagnate in 2020/21 due to the nitrogen emission issues, reports ...

20

Jan 2020
Colombia: Housing construction prices increase in 2019

Gray cement, additives and pressure equipment suffered the biggest increases [PAID=] According to Dane figures, the price index for housing and apartment construction in Colombia reached 2.84% last ...

15

Jan 2020
Guinea develops social housing program

... the nation’s current housing situation while also reporting on the reforms that were undertaken since 2010 along with the prospects for his department for 2020, reports Guinée Matin. According to the ...

02

Jan 2020
Saudi Arabia’s cement consumption rising on affordable housing segment demand

... push towards affordable housing, reports Trade Arabia. Volumes have been growing, and this has led to an improvement in the margins of domestic cement manufacturers, as price realizations have expanded. ...

20

Dec 2019
Mega-housing project agreement signed between Bahrain and CMEC

Operations set to cost over USD 600 million Bahraini’s Ministry of Housing, Basim Bin Yacob Al Hamar, has signed a mega-housing project contract with China Machinery Engineering (CMEC), reports Hellenic ...

19

Dec 2019
U.S housing construction to grow in 2020

Residential starts surged during November 2019 The U.S Census Bureau states that house building permits have reached their highest in twelve years last month, up 11.1% since 2018, reports Forbes. Housing ...

18

Dec 2019
German building industry boosted by strong housing demand

Construction associations expect sales to exceed EUR 140 billion next year Construction industry in Germany is set to experience record sales in 2019/20 due to higher housing demand and further spending ...

18

Dec 2019
New housing projects continue to grow in the U.S

Both housing starts and building permits climbed above its estimated volumes According to the U.S Commerce Department, builders began developing new houses at a 1.37 million pace in November, up 1.32% ...

06

Dec 2019
Mexico: National Housing Program proposes basic basket with building materials

New project is one of many measures taken to combat home deficit [PAID=] The New Housing Program in Mexico seeks to create a basic basket of construction materials, in order to tackle housing deficit ...

04

Dec 2019
Study: US housing sales to decline in 2020

Prices to fall in a quarter of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas According to a study conducted by the website Realtor, homes sales are foreseen to decline in 2020 to its lowest value in U.S ...

04

Dec 2019
Brazil: Reformulation of government's housing program worries construction industr

... focus on areas with up to 50 thousand inhabitants, reports Extra Globo. Under the new format, its beneficiaries will be awarded a voucher to define how their respective housing project will be developed, ...

29

Nov 2019
Nigeria: Building materials high costs pressure housing market

Cement prices have increased over NGN 2.5 thousand Low-income Nigerians are facing difficulties when attempting to purchase new houses, as the increasing price of building materials has caused housing ...

22

Nov 2019
Housing construction in US reaches new high in 2019

Over 400 thousand building units were approved in the South in 1H2019 The volume of housing construction grew in October by 3.8%, the strongest rate since the start of the year, supported by building ...

30

Oct 2019
US housing costs rise in August

... Today. National home prices climbed 3.2% in the eighth month of the year, up 3.1% from July. Housing prices in ten of the country’s major cities climbed 1.5% in August, a decrease from July’s 1.6% ...

24

Oct 2019
Ireland: Low construction productivity hinders government housing targets

... to achieve its housing and infrastructure targets, reports the Independent. Shortages in managerial capacity, paired with the predominance of small and medium-sized firms and micro-enterprises, as well ...

02

Oct 2019
Spain's new housing projects plunge in Jun

During the month, only 14 licenses for home rehabilitation were granted [PAID=] The construction of new homes in Spain decreased by 25.3%, down to 65 projects, during the June 2019 quarter, reports ...

27

Sep 2019
New housing construction project approved in India

About 53.5 lakh houses have been grounded for construction so far The India government has approved the construction of 1.23 lakh houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, increasing the overall ...

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