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Economic Outlook: Single-family will continue ongoing growth, but at a slower pace

Housing growth will continue for the next several years, but at lower growth rates than we saw last year, according to NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz during a press conference at the International Builders’ Show virtual experience on Feb. 9.

5 Takeaways from the 2021 Industry Pulse

This year’s Window + Door Industry Pulse survey encompasses several themes, from labor and sales to technology to supply chain and product specifics. Overriding every conversation, however, was the COVID-19 pandemic and its marked impact on the residential fenestration industry throughout 2020 –…

Single-family Construction Outlook Continues Growth Trend

Information is based on projections from the Dodge Construction Outlook 2021 from Dodge Data & Analytics. Read the complete forecast in the January/February edition of Window + Door.

The Hope of a New Year

The industry is poised for tremendous growth and innovation this year, but it won’t come without its challenges.

State of the Market

Public companies in the window and door industry reported strong performance in the third quarter of 2020. The mergers and acquisitions market too saw only a temporary 2020 slowdown. What to expect from M&A activity in 2021 and beyond.

The 2019 Industry Pulse

Window & Door welcomes in the new year with its annual Industry Pulse report, taking stock of 2018 and looking to what 2019 may have in store. 

Industry Pulse 2020: Embracing A New Decade

Window + Door's annual Industry Pulse report reflects on 2019 and lays expectations for 2020, including insights on product, sales and employment trends. The report also frames how the greater economic landscape affects fenestration, and sheds light on how technology is increasingly changing the…

Ongoing Optimism

You don’t have to wander far to hear positive sentiments about the immediate future of our industry. For instance, Window & Door’s 2018 Industry Pulse notes that the majority of manufacturers, suppliers and dealers expect sales to increase throughout the year. Meanwhile, the Pulse reported that…

Demand for Glass in Windows and Doors May Increase

Demand for glass used in windows and doors is forecast to increase 4.3 percent per year from $3.6 billion in 2018 to $4.4 billion in 2023, according to Freedonia Group’s study, Window & Door Components. 

Remodeling Market to Stall in 2020

Annual gains in homeowner spending for improvements and repairs are set to give out by the second half of next year, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.