Real Estate Construction


  • Betting on the next Airbnb for excavators Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 6:24 AM ET
    Owners of heavy equipment can rent to other contractors through Yard Club.

    From Caterpillar to tech leader Andreessen Horowitz, a look inside the construction rental start-up that's attracting millions in investment. Bulldozer, anyone?

  • A China infrastructure tycoon who is suing local governments for failing to pay their bills said he reached settlement deals. The Financial Times reports.

  • Leading indicators in April soar past expectations Thursday, 21 May 2015 | 10:06 AM ET
    A stack of plywood is moved with a forklift in the warehouse at Maze Lumber in Peru, Illinois.

    An indicator of U.S. economic activity jumped in April, widely surpassing analyst expectations.

  • Tom Lee's bullish case for housing Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 5:30 PM ET
    A worker digs a trench in front of a home under construction at a new housing development in Larkspur, California.

    Is the housing rebound just getting started? Thomas Lee of Fundstrat Global Advisors discusses with Brian Sullivan.

  • Real estate market red hot: Pro Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 2:09 PM ET
    Real estate market red hot: Pro

    Bob Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets & homebuilders analyst, joins David Crowe, Nat'l Association of Homebuilders, to discuss their outlook in the housing industry.

  • Housing starts surge Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 1:07 PM ET
    Housing starts surge

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on April housing starts as it reaches a 7.5 year high and the drought cost to homebuilders.

  • Water efficient homes Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 10:53 AM ET
    Water efficient homes

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on developments in residential water recycling.

  • Solid Home Depot earnings signal consumer 'shift' Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 11:33 AM ET
    Customers arrive to shop for home improvement supplies at a Home Depot Inc. store in New York.

    Home Depot's better-than-expected earnings and revenue numbers show the consumer is spending "more and more" on their home, says a leading analyst.

  • Spring picks: Home Depot or Lowe's? Monday, 18 May 2015 | 2:13 PM ET
    Spring picks: Home Depot or Lowe's?

    Homebuilder confidence fell 2 points in May. Scot Ciccarelli, RBC Capital Markets, and Peter Keith, Piper Jaffray, explain whether they prefer to invest in Home Depot or Lowe's right now.

  • The cities at greatest risk for a mega-quake Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 10:50 AM ET
    Nepal is still struggling to recover from the previous earthquake, which hit the country late last month

    In earthquake-prone cities, growing populations live amidst infrastructures that are unable to withstand the effects of large quakes.

  • A first for wind power rises off Rhode Island Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 3:27 PM ET
    Denmark's Anholt wind power farm. The United States trails Europe in developing the energy source.

    Deepwater Wind's Block Island offshore wind farm could be the first in the nation, reports Breaking Energy.

  • Cat CEO: We won't be this strong for rest of 2015 Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 2:00 PM ET
    Caterpillar infrastructure

    Caterpillar reported earnings and revenue that beat expectations. But CEO Doug Oberhelman warned on CNBC: Don't expect a repeat.

  • Prologis strikes key deal Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 1:38 PM ET
    Prologis strikes key deal

    Prologis announced its acquisition deal with KTR Partners. CNBC's Diana Olick, and Hamid Moghadam, Prologis Chairman and CEO, discuss.

  • High single digit growth in housing: Pulte Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 12:15 PM ET
    High single digit growth in housing: Pulte

    What is driving the housing market, with Bill Pulte, Pulte Capital Partners CEO.

  • Homebuilder sentiment up Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 10:45 AM ET
    Homebuilder sentiment up

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on home builders feeling more optimistic about spring sales.

  • Zillow economist 'cautiously optimistic' on housing Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 8:06 AM ET
    Zillow CEO 'cautiously optimistic' on housing

    Stan Humphries, Zillow chief economist, shares his predictions on the spring home selling season.

  • Building a case for home builders Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 8:04 AM ET
    Building a case for home builders

    CNBC's Dominic Chu takes a look at two real estate ETF's to get a pulse on the upcoming spring selling season.

  • A fix for jobless vets? Make them entrepreneurs Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    A veteran speaks to a job recruiter at a 'Hiring our Heroes' Job Fair on March 27, 2014 in New York City.

    Post-9/11 veterans struggle as their unemployment rate stands at 6.7 percent, versus 5.5 percent for the general population.

  • Housing sentiment slips Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 1:07 PM ET
    Housing sentiment slips

    CNBC's Diana Olick is keeping an eye on the health of housing in the U.S. Olick reports homebuilder sentiment in March fell to the lowest level since July.

  • Home buyers near desperation Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 2:08 PM ET
    Home buyers near desperation

    A new survey from Zillow finds about 12 percent of current renters in the nation's top 20 markets say they plan to buy a home in the next year. CNBC's Diana Olick reports on home buyer traffic.

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