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An Industry in Crisis

Almost everyone recognizes we are facing a Housing Affordability Crisis not just in Columbus, but throughout the country. The solutions are complex and will require continuing cooperation between private developers, builders, local, state, and national governmental agencies. Zoning issues and opposition to higher density housing options are at the forefront of this issue.  While certainly …

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WAITING FOR COSTS TO GO DOWN?

…………………………………………………………………. it might be a long wait According to Sam Giffin,  director of data operation at Gordian, Despite the fact there have been some signs of softening, don’t expect material costs to continue falling.  For example they expect concrete material to decrease 1% to 2% through 2025, but wood, plastics, plaster, gypsum and thermal protection …

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