All house building articles – Page 7

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    House building looks set for growth in 2010


    The latest Government house building numbers strongly suggest that a shade more than 100,000 homes will be built in England in 2009. This would represent a 40% drop on the peak year of 2007 and make 2009 a record peacetime low. There are hints of hope in the figures with ...

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    Forecasts suggest some rays of hope, but huge uncertainty remains


    For those with an optimistic nature there was some good news to be seen in the latest set of industry forecasts with both the Construction Products Association and Hewes trimming how much they feel output in the industry will fall. Indeed the three forecasts came closer together in this round ...

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    Look east to find some shelter from the storm


    My good friend Martin Hewes has just past me some details of the latest Hewes Associates forecast for new work construction output. It will not make for comfortable reading if you happen to be trading heavily in Yorkshire Humberside. That region is set to be ...