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Lumber Update – October 2020

With what can only be considered an exhausting, frustrating, and completely off-the-hook rally, the lumber, plywood, and pressure treated markets finally appear to be relaxing. Cracks first appeared in early September, when the futures...

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Market Update 2020

2020 has been full of uncertainty and a real challenge for businesses, to say the very least. But for those of us in the building industry, we have had some cause for celebration over the last several months. Being deemed an essential...

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Lumber Updates – September 2020

The summer of 2020 will be one that won’t be forgotten too soon as unprecedented outages of material and record price increases turned the market on its head. Construction surged across all sectors and a perfect storm of...

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Market Sense

Markets rise and fall on consumer and seller confidence. Just 4 months ago, consumer confidence was in the tank due to the fear and unknown of COVID-19. Producers and sellers prepared for the worst and assumed that demand...

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Lumber Update – August 2020

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...

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Lumber Update – July 2020

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...