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According to a recent report by the US Commerce Department, home construction activity saw a slight drop in January this year, due to sharp declines in activity in the West and the Midwest.During the month, starts for new houses...
According to Israeli Transportation and Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz, his country is already engaged in discussions with the new US administration regarding construction in Judea and Samaria. In a statement, the minister disclosed some important details about the talks. He...
According to the federal government officials in Australia, they have made an agreement with the Senate crossbench to strengthen construction laws. The government has struck a deal with Independent Senator Derryn Hinch that would lessen the 2-year transition period for...
While making buildings more sustainable is nothing new, another trend in the construction industry is making waves especially among millennials — wellness buildings. Conforming to energy-efficient measures, wellness-minded design is quickly becoming popular as millennials are looking for healthier environments...
Government officials in Israel have finally approved plans to build more new homes in the bustling neighborhood of Gilo in the southern part of Jerusalem. According to reports, the construction plans for such a project were held up, along with...
Residential construction activity in the US has jumped in December 2016, due to the demand for more apartments. Meanwhile, construction of single-family homes has lagged. According to a report by the Commerce Department, housing starts last month have increased 11.3%...
Construction work in Tzur Hadassah, a community in the Judean Hills in Israel, has spread over the pre-1967 border, and residents object to it. In the eastern part of Tzur Hadassah, which is protected by the Mateh Yehuda Regional Council,...
Even when temperatures are already dropping, winter construction activity is still up in Halifax, Novia Scotia due to the high demand from baby boomers, according to a report by the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). Commenting on such a...
Residential and commercial construction in the Republic of Ireland continues to see sharp increases in activity, according to the latest purchasing managers’ index (PMI) by Ulster Bank. Although the growth rate in the bank’s PMI moderated to 58.9, it is...
The UK's economic growth for the final quarter this year has been dealt another blow after Britain's construction industry took a hit in October as firms failed to commit to major new projects. The Office for National Statistics said construction...

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