Lumber Market Report


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


Lumber Market Update – December 2018

By Paul Rogers, Lumber pricing finally found a bottom in November, bringing to an end a five month streak of steady declines. When the market peaked in early June, the fervor surrounding the pace of construction, limitations of available wood and transportation issues (and the effect they had on lead times) had convinced most that Read More


Lumber Update – November 2018

By Paul Rogers Despite a steady stream of business, October sales didn’t meet lumber mills’ expectations, resulting in pricing slides that continued to bring numbers back down to more reasonable and realistic levels. With plenty of wood in the market and a respite on the trucking shortage, retailers enjoyed the ability to shop and offer Read More


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