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(11-21-14) CT gains jobs in October, Unemployment rate remains fixed - While job growth is steady, CT lags the nation and region - the CT Mirror.

(11-13-14) Forbes Highlights Connecticut's Challenges - drops CT to #36 in Business Friendly Places ranking - from CBIA.

(11-5-14)  Elections are Over ... thankfully, mercifully - read about CT results from CT News Junkie and the CT Mirror.

(10-30-14)  CBIA 20x17: We're All in This Together - ad run in many newspapers across the state today.

(10-8-14) HBRACT's Show Case Home of the Year 3 Weeks from Completion - Open House Nov 1&2 (10am-2pm) to Support Breast Cancer Research.

(9-26-14)  Energize Connecticut Videos Address How to Improve Water Heating at Your Home or Small Business.

(8-7-14)  Millenial Boomtowns: Where the Generation is Clustering (It's Not Downtown) - dispelling the myth of where young adults want to live.

(8-4-14)  Each $1,000 Increase in Price of a New Home Forces 206,000 Prospective Buyers Out of the Market Across the Nation - New NAHB study demonstrates the impact that fees, taxes and regulatory costs have on potential home buyers; The variables of median home prices, incomes and housing supply determine local/state impacts - study breaks down the impact by states.

... more Connecticut here ...


(11-5-14)  LEED V4 is now held off to Halloween 2016!  Scary?  -  While not as well known, there are better alternatives, such as NGBS ICC-700.

(10-20-14) Where are the Nation's Most Expensive Building Lots? - right here in New England ... by a lot.

(9-22-14) Millenials Still Want to Own a Home - and more want to live in the suburbs than in urban settings; but since income growth is slow in this economy and student loan debt is a major burden, home ownership is a long-term goal.


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