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Research: Single-Family Housing Starts Remain Strong in November Despite Challenges

Builders were unable to keep up with demand during November due in part to rising regulatory and construction costs, lot shortages, and a lack of laborers.

CE Pro Editors · January 13, 2021

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Study: 98% of AV Industry Misses In-Person Trade Events

A study from ISE finds that almost everybody in the AVIXA and CEDIA industries longs to attend trade show events again in person.

Robert Archer · December 23, 2020

housing starts

Single-Family, MDU Housing Starts Maintain Strong Pace

Single-family housing starts are on track for 1.19 million units in 2020, a 10% increase and the highest since 2007.

Jason Knott · December 22, 2020

2020’s Safest and Most Dangerous Cities in America

A recent report by WalletHub compared over 180 U.S. cities across over 40 factors to determine the safest places to live in 2020.

Steve Karantzoulidis · December 04, 2020

Study: Home Remodeling Spending Continues to Rise

Harvard LIRA study shows 2.2% growth in Q3 of 2020, and predicts 4.1% upwing for Q1 2021, with $338 billion spent on home upgrades.

Jason Knott · October 15, 2020

Total Consumer Electronics Market Valued at $683B

FutureSource Consulting estimates the total value of the consumer electronics market in 2019 is $683 billion, up $3 from the year before.

Jason Knott · September 09, 2020

Smart Home Market Set to Grow 4% in 2020

ABI Research study reports smart home market is set to hit $85 billion by 2021, an increase of 4%. COVID-19 cut growth forecast by 17%

Jason Knott · August 12, 2020

65% of U.S. Households Still Do Not Own Smart Home Device

NPD Group reports that nearly two-thirds of U.S. market has not yet embraced smart home devices. Security cameras and video doorbells are most prevalent.

Jason Knott · August 10, 2020

Research Finds Over Half of U.S. Citizens Open to Sharing Data to Help Fight Coronavirus

According to a study by Parks Associates, broadband households in the United States are willing to assist with contact tracing if it helps fight the coronavirus.

CE Pro Editors · August 04, 2020

Will Coronavirus Make Mobile Access Control the Future?

Research shows 41% of office workers would rather use mobile watches or smart phones instead of access control keycards or fobs.

Jason Knott · July 28, 2020