Lumber Prices Are Lower, but Your Home Projects Could Still Cost More

Lumber Prices Are Lower, but Your Home Projects Could Still Cost More

Photo: istockphoto.com The skyrocketing price of lumber has dominated headlines in the residential construction world over the past couple of years. However, the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) report shows that the price of softwood lumber fell 23 percent in June. And while that may be good news for anyone planning to build a new

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Over  Million for 81 Trail Improvement Projects Across the Commonwealth

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Over $11 Million for 81 Trail Improvement Projects Across the Commonwealth

Milton — The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $11.4 million in funding through the MassTrails Grant Program to support 81 trail improvement projects across the Commonwealth to expand and connect the state’s network of trails. Today’s announcement was made by Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Beth Card, Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Secretary Jamey Tesler,

Lowe’s expands into the metaverse with a tool to help visualize projects

Lowe’s expands into the metaverse with a tool to help visualize projects

Lowe’s Metaverse Open Builder. Courtesy: Lowe’s It seems like every company is getting into the metaverse these days. Lowe’s doesn’t want to miss out on the opportunity to use it to help builders imagine projects.  But unlike other retailers that chose a particular virtual platform or game like Fortnite or Roblox, Lowe’s metaverse assets –

New construction projects in Henderson totaled  million last month

New construction projects in Henderson totaled $3 million last month

Several new home-building projects and commercial remodeling work in April resulted in the most robust month for issuance of city and county building permits this year. Nearly $3.1 million of construction value was authorized last month, including about $1.5 million issued by both the city and county codes offices. That was up from a total