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El Paso County leads state in home construction

There were more new single-family building permits issued in El Paso County than in any other county in the state during the first 11 months of 2012, according to the Colorado Division of Housing. Pikes Peak Regional Building’s single-family construction permits  were up about 50 percent over 2011 totals, which those in the housing and… Continue Reading El Paso County leads state in home construction

Construction materials costs likely to rise

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The cost of construction materials climbed much less in 2012 than in the two previous years and mostly stayed in line with bid increases. Materials costs were up an average of 1.3 percent year-over-year in December. That subdued change came as a relief to the construction industry after increases of more than 5 percent in… Continue Reading Construction materials costs likely to rise

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Apartments push home construction up in January

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Home construction rose at the fastest rate in 20 months, pushed up by a spike in apartment building. But construction of single-family homes declined, a sign that demand for housing remains weak. Builders broke ground on new homes and apartments at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 596,000 units, a 14.6 percent jump from December.… Continue Reading Apartments push home construction up in January

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