“After a three-month lull that began in September, lumber prices have started rising again. This month lumber prices increased 20% to $650 per thousand board, according to data from Random Lengths and reported by the National Association of Home Builders.*
Lumber prices had steadily increased since the start of the pandemic through September. From April through August, lumber prices increased 110%, according to the NAHB. In September, lumber prices reached $950 per thousand board, an increase of 28.6%.* The pricing was an all-time high. However, the following month, prices fell to $550 per thousand board. Lumber pricing has had a significant impact on construction costs this year, adding thousands of dollars to a developer’s bottom line.” *
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*Globe St.com article, By Kelsi Maree Borland Lumber Prices Are Up 20% in the Last Four Weeks, December 17th 2020