Lumber Market Report


Lumber Market Update – May 2019

By Paul Rogers April lumber sales were, surprisingly, oddly calm, with very little movement in pricing (and quite unlike last year’s maelstrom of exorbitant price increases brought upon by excessive demand, shortages and trucking issues). Demand this year was steady, and lumber buyers were able to enjoy taking advantage of some good deals as mills Read More


Lumber Market Update – April 2019

By Paul Rogers A lull in the market tempered buying for most of March, but it wasn’t because outtake was poor on the retail level. Despite March coming in like a lion, it wasn’t enough to quell the pace of construction. Sales were brisk, but the bulk of energy spent by buyers was chasing down Read More


Lumber Market Update – March 2019

By Paul Rogers Seemingly all at once, mill curtailments, rail interruptions and mild weather upended the market in early February, and the resulting upset created a rally that further exacerbated the situation. The lumber market, which had been lackluster for months, suddenly had a reason to go all-in on buying and the ensuing rally caught Read More


Lumber Market Update – February 2019

By Paul Rogers With only a few interruptions caused by winter storms, the generally mild weather this winter has, so far, allowed the market to remain active, allowing for favorable inventory turns at all supply levels and preventing any significant swings in pricing that we’d normally see this time of year. With pricing flat and Read More


Lumber Update – January 2019

By Paul Rogers With the exit of one of the most volatile years in lumber market history, buyers were quite grateful to close the books on 2018 and for it to go quietly. December proved to be a flat month, with little fluctuation despite the best efforts of producers to do otherwise. With a six Read More


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