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  • Construction demand increasing: Pro  Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 3:45 AM ET

    Adrian Ringrose, CEO of Interserve, says demand in the construction industry in the U.K. is picking up but is coming off a low base.

  • Can't sell your home? How about remodeling Sunday, 4 May 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Worker laying flooring

    Homeowners are increasingly looking back at their own homes for makeovers rather than looking ahead to move up.

  • Nice snapback in residential construction  Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight on the latest ISM Index number, construction spending from March and initial jobless claims.

  • ISM good, construction spending weak: Santelli  Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports April's ISM Index resulted at 54.9, and March construction spending was up 0.2 percent.

  • Massive fire engulfs construction site  Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 2:24 PM ET

    NBC News' Janet Shamlian reports on a construction site fire that left a construction worker dangling from a balcony.

  • Home prices to grow slowly: Economist  Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 2:05 PM ET

    Discussing low construction's impact on the overall housing market and home prices, with Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist.

  • Can't increase prices 'fast enough': Mohawk CEO Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    Construction material costs have been rising so fast it's hard to keep pace, Mohawk CEO Jeffrey Lorberbaum tells CNBC.

  • Deere CEO: Livestock farmers seeing improvement  Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells speaks with Deere CEO Sam Allen about economics of agricultural supply and demand.

  • February ISM Index: 53.2  Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the February ISM index is 53.2.

  • Cramer: How to bet on this frigid weather  Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 9:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer says nonresidential construction will make a comeback, and tells investors the best way to play that trend.

  • Hotel construction challenges at Sochi  Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 11:21 AM ET

    Ted Knighton, Interstate Hotels & Resorts president & COO, discusses the reality of building in Sochi and provides insight into the challenges hotel operators are facing at the Olympics.

  • January ISM manufacturing 51.3  Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest ISM manufacturing data and December construction spending. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective on the numbers.

  • Strong ADP points to upbeat jobs report  Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the significance of today's strong ADP data and if the strength of the number puts pressure on the Federal Reserve to normalize monetary policy.

  • Buffett's crisis-era bet on USG grows Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 1:03 PM ET
    US Gypsum (USG) dry wall board plant at Plaster City, near El Centro, Calif.

    Berkshire Hathaway has converted much of its debt in building products company USG into more than $600 million of common stock.

  • Cruise sector: No pricing growth in 10 years  Thursday, 26 Dec 2013 | 10:37 AM ET

    Joel Simkins, Credit Suisse gaming, lodging, and leisure analyst, discusses the proposal to build a $1.3 billion stadium on the strip in Las Vegas and provides insight on leisure stocks.

  • Al Bahr: Tradition and innovation  Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    The Al Bahr building is one of the first in the Middle East to have received a LEED environmental design award. Bryan Hamilton from Aedas Architects reveals how traditional Islamic art and architecture was used to develop it.

  • Top 5 innovations in building materials  Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    These are the top 5 innovations in building materials, according to Sascha Peters, the founder and owner of Haute Innovation. Watch out for algae, and fungus-based foam.

  • How to innovate in timber  Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Innovative timber techniques are increasingly used to develop greener buildings. CNBC visits GRM & Biowood, which manufactures sustainable timber by mixing wood scraps with PVC powder.

  • Home Depot ups outlook again after strong quarter Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 6:02 AM ET

    Home Depot reported a rise in profit and sales as the world's largest home improvement chain continued to benefit from a U.S. housing market recovery.

  • 'For Sale' signs are displayed in front of new homes.

    Canada is careering towards a sharp fall in house prices with ultralow interest rates taking their toll on the property market, Goldman Sachs reports.