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Shortages of supplies and workers will delay Gulf rebuilding

Sep. 06, 2021 10:05 AM EDT

Joe Sobol, owner of Big Easy Construction in New Orleans, has bad news for homeowners who've been calling about roofs damaged by Hurricane Ida or to get an update on renovations that were scheduled before the storm ripped through the area. The job will cost a lot more...

Oldcastle APG to expand operations in Tennessee

Aug. 05, 2021 04:19 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Oldcastle APG will expand its operations in Clarksville, creating 45 new jobs, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced. Oldcastle APG will invest $10.2 million to expand its existing facilities in order to increase production of concrete paver...

Chip and Joanna Gaines step up to help lead a new TV network

Jul. 15, 2021 12:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chip and Joanna Gaines made a name for themselves thanks to their knack for renovating homes. Now they're ready to put their skills to work on building an entire TV network. The couple known for restoring old homes and buildings into styles varying from...

Home builders still face supply shortages, heightened costs

Jul. 11, 2021 11:42 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Home builders and home remodelers are still facing supply shortages and higher prices for construction materials in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Sunday that heightened building costs are the continuing...

Retirement home among Illinois affordable housing projects

Jun. 28, 2021 08:05 AM EDT

MAYWOOD, Ill. (AP) — A long-vacant suburban Chicago retirement home is being renovated for use as senior housing as part of an effort to create more affordable housing for vulnerable residents statewide. Deputy Gov. Sol Flores and other officials broke ground last week...