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Montgomery approves $7.5M more for transit center

SILVER SPRING — The Montgomery County Council has approved an additional $7.5 million for construction of the troubled Silver Spring Transit Center, but officials say it will take much more to repair the facility’s structural problems. The new funds approved ...

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Senate panel OKs Baltimore school construction financing bill

The Senate Budget and Taxation Committee has unanimously approved a 35-year plan to leverage state money to pay for renovation and construction of Baltimore schools.

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Realities of Real Estate: Housing shortage knocking at door

In June 2011, we wrote a column titled, “Are we headed for a housing shortage?” One year later, in June 2012, we sounded the bell again, with a column called, “Is a housing shortage just around the corner?” Now that we’re closing in on June 2013, it looks like that housing shortage is at the doorstep.

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Builder confidence falls on weak supply, labor

Confidence among U.S. homebuilders fell this month because of concerns that increased demand for new homes is exceeding supplies of ready-to-build land, building materials and workers. In the short term, those constraints could slow sales. But builders’ outlook for sales ...

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