- Housing permits and starts consistently report strong
- New residential construction predictions stand solid. This is driven by crazy, almost insanely low interest rates partnered with extremely low housing inventories in states growing in population. Arizona continues to fall in the top 3 of population growth
- Lumber demand is expected to continue in the area of home improvements as people continue to spend time at home and choose renovation projects in place of travel and entertainment
- Trucking continues to be difficult to locate and EXPENSIVE
Source: Random Lengths, used here with permission granted by the publisher.