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Mutlifamily starts expected to increase through 2014 but still remain below peak level

Post Time:Oct 12,2012Classify:Industry NewsView:349

 

Mutlifamily starts are expected to increase more than 30 percent this year, an additional 20 percent in 2013 and another 9 percent in 2014, said Kermit Baker, chief economist for the 

 

Both the collapse of the housing market and the economy are contributing to growth in the national rentership rate, Baker said, noting that a wide range of households across gender, race, marital status and even age have joined the ranks of renters since the housing downturn.

 

Economists at the WDMA event predicted housing starts would grow 20 percent to 22 percent in 2013, with remodeling seeing a 4 percent increase.

 

Jonathan Smoke, Hanley Wood’s Executive Director of Market Intelligence, summarized the projected numbers for 2013:

 

874,000 housing starts

10,472,378 R&R projects

1,508,970 are projects over $1,000

4,523,236 door replacements

 

Source: http://www.glassmagazine.comAuthor: shangyi

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