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.

November 2021

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…

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October 2021

October saw lumber show significant gains, but it finished with a cautious tone amid speculation the market may have been inflated…

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September 2021

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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August 2021

The market correction in lumber, OSB, and Plywood continued through August. As the month comes to a close it looks like a bottom may have been found.

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July 2021

Lumber prices continued to erode throughout July, finally hitting a bottom towards the end of the month…

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June 2021

June brought the price correction in lumber that everyone was waiting for, and it was in record-breaking fashion…

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May 2021

The month of May came in like a lion but went out like a lamb. There was a lot of speculation towards the end of May that pricing on lumber had peaked…

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April 2021

Trying to wrap your head around these current market conditions is almost impossible. The month of April brought continued record-high prices…

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March 2021

For the majority of March, we saw an old-fashioned stand-off on pricing. The market remained flat, and buyers hoped for a much-anticipated…

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STAR Market Report – November 2020 PDF 1.00 MB Open
STAR Market Report – October 2020 PDF 888 KB Open
STAR Market Report – September 2020 PDF 1.06 MB Open
STAR Market Report – August 2020 PDF 853 KB Open
STAR Market Report – July 2020 PDF 689 KB Open
STAR Market Report – June 2020 PDF 260 KB Open
STAR Market Report – May 2020 PDF 219 KB Open
STAR Market Report – April 2020 PDF 714 KB Open
STAR Market Report – November 2020
STAR Market Report – October 2020
STAR Market Report – September 2020
STAR Market Report – August 2020
STAR Market Report – July 2020
STAR Market Report – June 2020
STAR Market Report – May 2020
STAR Market Report – April 2020