Read the latest STAR Market Reports
Our Purchasing Manager, Jason Poloway, keeps his ear to the ground collecting the latest information on building material pricing, supply availability, and ongoing market trends. Each month this information is assembled into a comprehensive report, designed to give you the upper hand in your purchasing decisions.
Despite mills and buyers hopes for a significant spring buy in, the tone of the market in April was somber.
The March market saw continued downward pressure across all lumber items for the first 2 weeks.
January began with its traditional slow start, as many shook off the holiday season cobwebs.
The lackluster feel continued through December, which is to be expected given the lead-up to the holiday season.
The November market in a word was lackluster. We saw some buying done before the U.S. Thanksgiving weekend…
The market in October was a bit confusing. The fall push we typically see magnified as builders…
As September comes to a close, we find ourselves in a market cycle very similar to last month.
The commodity markets saw a slow but steady grind downward in pricing through the month of August.
After six straight weeks of decline the lumber market finally found a trading level in mid-June.
As the Easter weekend approached the tone in the market was quite bearish as the price correction continued in lumber and OSB.
March was a month that saw many factors impact market direction in both positive and negative ways.
There doesn’t seem to be a product line that was not affected by the transportation crunch being felt throughout North America to begin 2022.
The lumber market continued its upward momentum through December jumping triple digits on all items…
November proved to be a volatile month in the lumber market. The first two weeks of the month saw the market on a steady decline, but…
October saw lumber show significant gains, but it finished with a cautious tone amid speculation the market may have been inflated…
September saw lumber and sheet goods find its bottom and start to slowly gain some traction, giving some optimism to the market.
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