Updated local costs for five key building materials in Pittsburgh, Dallas, Denver, Atlanta, and Sacramento.
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Soaring lumber prices are causing widespread chaos in the construction industry, thwarting momentum in residential construction and decreasing contractors’ profit margins. Here we provide three practical strategies for navigating volatility in lumber prices.