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Home building permits increase in Columbia County, decrease in Augusta

...380 permits to 9,279 permits.Records show the city saw a $2,731 surplus in revenue, as fees collected from home building permits continued to hover above $1.3 million."Richmond County could become more attractive, from a pricing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-12/home-building-permits-increa
Home building permits increase in Columbia County, decrease in Augusta

...380 permits to 9,279 permits. Records show the city saw a $2,731 surplus in revenue, as fees collected from home building permits continued to hover above $1.3 million."Richmond County could become more attractive from a pricing standpoint...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-13/home-building-permits-increa
US construction spending slips in November

...care and public safety sectors also fell.Private construction spending rose a modest 0.3 percent in November. Home-building climbed 1 percent in November, offsetting the declines in the office, commercial and health care-related construction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-02/us-construction-spending-s
US economy poised to propel global growth in 2015 as other nations struggle

...finances are in firmer shape. Job growth is accelerating. Businesses are investing in buildings and software, and home building is expected to pick up.Lower oil prices will help Europe and Japan, and the global economy should expand faster...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-29/us-economy-poised-propel-g
In 2014, US economy began shaky, finished strong

...Alabama.The healing isn't complete. Wage growth remains lackluster and has barely outpaced extremely low inflation. Home building has been tepid.But worries earlier this year that the economy might be trapped indefinitely by sluggish growth have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-26/2014-us-economy-began-shak
Augusta area expects to continue economic growth in 2015

...across from the Village at Riverwatch retail center is expected to break ground in the first half of 2015.Vitner said home building and commercial construction have been weak during the recovery and are now "getting back on their feet." That bodes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-03/augusta-are
Nonprofit committed to 'Turn Back the Block' in historic Harrisburg

...Harrisburg neighborhood. It was a beautiful fall morning, and I was rejoicing in the visible progress of our latest home-building project. I was thinking of the newfound fortune of Turn Back the Block, thanks to a philanthropic couple who had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-28/nonprofit-commit
US factory output drops 0.4 percent in August

...from strong demand for aircraft, furniture and steel. The boost in manufacturing has helped to offset a slowdown in home building, but U.S. manufacturers face challenges in some of their major export markets. The European economy is performing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-15/us-factory-output-drops-04
Volatile apartment sector reduces US home building

WASHINGTON - U.S. home construction plunged in August, led by steep decline in the volatile apartment category. But single-family house construction fell only modestly.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-18/volatile-apartment-sector-
Aiken voters might see sales tax increase on ballot

...opportunity to have a better future for ourselves," he said. "The people who will be taking care of us in nursing homes, building roads, police officers ? why would we not want those folks to be the most highly educated and the best that they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-26/aiken-voters-might-see-sales-