Remodeling just keeps on building

DeRosa, Angie
November 2003
Plastics News;11/3/2003, Vol. 15 Issue 36, p1
Trade Publication
By the end of the year 2003, remodeling in the U.S. will become a $234 billion market, situated for growth through 2004, thanks to economic fundamentals like growth in income and jobs. Experts insist the economy is improving, as measured by growth of output, yet the U.S. market has witnessed a deterioration of job growth. Experts said that the housing market itself delivered a heroic performance, buoying the economy for the past two years. The remodeling market depends on two drivers: interest rates and housing values.


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