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Builders and Remodelers Product & Service Show

The Builders and Remodelers Product & Service Show is being held this afternoon, Thursday, February 24, at the Minneapolis Convention Center from 3:00pm to 8:00pm. Previously the Builder Product & Service show, the Builders’ Association of the Twin Cities event has undergone a few changes in the past few months. It now more truly captures the representation of the show’s audience and membership. The theme of this year’s event is sports-related: “Game On.”
Posted on 24 February 2011

Housing Permits Issued for the Twin Cities Grew in January 2011

The number of housing construction permits issued in January increased in the Twin Cities area compared to 2010. However, the number of units that were permitted declined, along with the total value of the permits released. According to the Minnesota Keystone Report issued by the Builders Association of the Twin Cities, the total number of permits issued last month was 205, compared to the 189 permits issued in January 2010 and the 127 issued in January 2009. Total permitted units including multi-family housing projects was just 214, declining from 350 a year ago. The total value of new residential building permits in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area fell to $62 million, down from $67 million in the same month a year ago
Posted on 20 February 2011