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- Costs: In this best of all worlds, we have stability even while having prosperity. // Architectural Record;Nov1984, Vol. 172 Issue 13, p49
Offers observation on the building construction costs in the U.S. for the third quarter of 1984. Result of the downward trend in housing construction that accelerated from July to August; Forecasts on the material prices in 1985; Reason behind the recovery in building without the usual...
- ANNUAL DESIGN REVIEW, December 2011. Bentley, Jim // Architect;Mar2012, Vol. 101 Issue 3, p14
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article in the December 2011 issue that claimed that a house costing 180 dollars per square foot to build is affordable for low-income individuals.
- Eight questions about residential home design. Vigneau, J. Nance // Fairfield County Business Journal;4/1/2002, Vol. 41 Issue 13, p17
Presents a question and answer advisory on residential home design. Skills brought by architects aside from having a builder; Average time consumed by the construction process; Estimated cost of construction.
- Peak for New Homes. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;8/25/2003, Vol. 251 Issue 8, p9
July data from the Census Bureau shows construction costs of new homes rose for the fourth consecutive month to the highest level in more than 17 years. Overall, housing starts increased 1.5% from June's level to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.872-million units. That was 12.4% higher...
- Access All Areas. Morton, Frances // Metro (NZ);Dec2006, Issue 306, p20
The article presents information related to the construction of the McCahon House, a residency in Titirangi, New Zealand. The residency was roughly outlined by Colin McCahon, an artist. The cost of the project which includes the restoration of the original house is $1.5 million plus an...
- Explain the extension option to borrowers. Dyson, Martyn // Mortgage Strategy;10/24/2011, p1
In this article, the author comments on how to improve the value of homes. He suggests to improve home rather than moving, as building more space could cost less than trading up. He also mentions increasing a three-bedroom house to four-bedroom space would cost an extra 40,000 pound on average,...
- Staying in the Race. Mitchell, Shelby O. // Concrete Producer;Dec2007, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p18
The article presents an outlook for the building materials and construction industries in the U.S. in 2008. Economists estimate that raw materials prices will increase while residential construction will remain low. Housing crisis is predicted to get worse in relation to consumer spending and...
- TOOLS TO WORK WITH YOUR BUILDER. // Country Living Dream Homes;Aug/Sep2005, p204
Presents information on several homebuilding blueprints from Hanley Wood. Price of the Specification Outline; Cost estimates provided in the Quote One Cost Reports; Benefits of the Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical, Construction Detail Sheets.
- A Path to New Money. Garvey, Charlotte // Rock Products;Oct2003, Vol. 106 Issue 10, p32
Focuses on the U.S. report "Building for Tomorrow: Innovative Infrastructure Solutions," released by the National Association of Home Builders and the National Association of Realtors, which describes a range of alternative funding mechanisms that jurisdictions can use to pay for and manage...