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The State of Construction

The State of Construction Published: February 14, 2019 A recent ConstrucTech Magazine article reviews the current state of the construction industry. While the economy outlook is strong, there still remains a few obstacles the building industry must overcome to remain on track. Challenges Ahead Rising Interest Rates, Rising Costs Michael Bellaman, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)…

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HomeSphere Adds Major Manufacturers to Its Expanding Marketplace

HomeSphere Adds Major Manufacturers to Its Expanding Marketplace February 12, 2019 HomeSphere, a leader in construction technology with the only digital marketplace connecting major building product manufacturers and homebuilders, completed its seventh consecutive year of double-digit growth in 2018 and has set the stage for an even stronger 2019. The 2019 outlook is strong, with…

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TimberTech’s Ad Defies Clichés at Super Bowl LIII

TimberTech’s Ad Defies Clichés at Super Bowl LIII Published: February 5, 2019 Just before the Super Bowl Halftime Show, TimberTech left it all on the field and scored a touchdown of their own in the TV spot titled “The Box.” It ain’t easy to pack an emotional punch when it comes to selling decking, but…

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Brand Feature: AZEK Building Products

Brand Feature: AZEK Building Products Published: January 31, 2019 When it comes to decking, no one does it better than AZEK Building Products. Traditional pressure-treated wood fades and must be frequently maintained and re-stained. Otherwise the wood can splinter, warp or cup. But with AZEK’s high-performance building materials for decking, you’ll have a deck built…

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HomeSphere’s Featured Brands – January 2019

HomeSphere’s Featured Brands – January 2019 Published: January 23, 2019 Featured Products: Delaney: Sleek Contemporary Style to Complement Any Home Modern style hardware emphasizes basic shapes and forms with clean, sleek lines. Delaney Hardware’s Modern design’s lines are crisp, sharp and particularly well-suited for a variety of interior styles. QuietWalk: Acoustical Floating Flooring Underlayment Designed…

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January BTIG/HomeSphere Building Industry Report

January BTIG/HomeSphere Building Industry Report January 16, 2019 This month HomeSphere builders and BTIG lent a hand to help fill in the gap in residential construction data created by the government shutdown. According to the latest BTIG/HomeSphere Building Industry Report, the housing demand has stabilized after the significant drop seen in November. Materials costs are…

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Zelman & Associates Predict 2019 Growth, Albeit More Modest

Zelman & Associates Predict 2019 Growth, Albeit More Modest January 11, 2019 The latest analysis and forecast from The Z Report predicts a strong 2019 for builders, even with the challenges facing the market. The Z Report, a bi-monthly report compiled by the research firm Zelman & Associates, expects market fundamentals to remain favorable in 2019…

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My HomeSphere Upgraded to Support a Rapidly Growing Builder Community

My HomeSphere Upgraded to Support a Rapidly Growing Builder Community January 2, 2019 We are proud to announce that we’ve made the My HomeSphere™ experience even better for our community of 2,500+ builders partnered with HomeSphere to manage rebate programs. Beginning today, builders who log in to My HomeSphere will see streamlined navigation, experience significant stability…

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December BTIG/HomeSphere Building Industry Report

December BTIG/HomeSphere Building Industry Report December 20, 2018 The story from December’s BTIG/HomeSphere Building Industry Report is that entry-level housing is still going strong, but the rest of the market is starting to take a hit. Materials costs are starting to stabilize or come down for most builders. Highlights from the HomeSphere/BTIG Building Industry Report…

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HomeSphere’s Featured Brands of 2018

HomeSphere’s Featured Brands of 2018 Published: December 19, 2018 Featured Products: MP Global Joins HomeSphere MP Global Products’ flooring underlayment options are specifically geared to address moisture protection, sound deadening, thermal insulation, air quality and sustainability. Panasonic: Indoor Air Quality Solutions Panasonic is the premier manufacturer of powerful, energy-efficient ventilation fans and indoor air quality…

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