Lumber Market Report


Lumber Update – August 2020

By Paul Rogers Another month forward in 2020 and another month of turbulent but booming sales in the lumber market. Building material supply centers have remained busy throughout the pandemic, and even though the general consensus was that sales would taper off after stay-at-home orders were lifted. It had an opposite effect as stimulus money, Read More


Lumber Update – July 2020

By Paul Rogers With each passing day, a clearer focus is developing upon the state of our economy and the future of the lumber market, and it’s an encouraging one. After the initial re-openings from the Covid-19 stay-at-home orders, our crawl became a walk as business levels increased as the month progressed. In particular, business Read More


Lumber Update – June 2020

By Paul Rogers Cautious optimism marks the tone of the lumber market as framing sales slowly return to an industry that has been living hand-to-mouth since the Covid-19 crisis began. Over the past few months, buyers’ angst grew in proportion to their lumber piles as they took business day by day, buying only for immediate Read More


Lumber Update – May 2020

By Paul Rogers At a time which historically has been one of our busiest months of the year for construction, our industry is collectively putting all energy towards surviving, in terms of business and health, as we navigate our way through the COVID-19 pandemic. The business landscape has changed drastically (and oftentimes daily) for suppliers Read More


Lumber Update – April 2020

By Paul Rogers Since our last report, a few situations developed that disrupted supply and sent the lumber market at once soaring and back again. In Canada, railway blockades set up by members of the First Nation Tribe had a profound effect on the sale of Canadian framing and plywood exports to the United States, Read More


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