Newsletter

New South News Dear Friends, It appears (knock wood) that the rainy weather that has plagued us since last July has ended, at least for the last two weeks. Many jobs that have been delayed for up to nine months or more due to job sites being too...

New South News Dear Friends: Spring has sprung and the construction industry is shifting into high gear with the onset of the prime construction season here in the South. However, prices increases haven’t shifted into high gear yet so now is a good time to lock in...

New South Monthly News Dear Friends: As I write this in late March is appears winter is over here in the South. We have also gotten a respite from the unusually high amounts of rain we have been dealing with since last July. Greenville, SC where our...

New South Monthly News Dear Friends: As I write this in late February the stock market is roaring, the government shutdown is over, and forecasters are saying we will duck the recession bullet yet again. Now if the rain would just stop. I don’t know about you...

New South Monthly News Dear Friends: Happy New Year! As I write this the government is still in partial shutdown mode for almost a month; however, the construction industry doesn’t seem to be suffering….yet. It’s amazing how we pay these politicians to do the people’s work and...

New South Monthly News Dear Friends, It’s hard to believe we’re already at the end of 2018. It seems we were just doing our 2018 budget a few months ago and now the year is almost over. It has been a good year overall for the construction...

  New South News Dear Friends, As the year winds down several leading forecasters are calling for a mild construction slowdown in 2019. This has been expected for a while so I’m not shocked but we are being conservative in our budgeting for 2019. We also are feeling the...

  September 2018 Newsletter Dear Friends, It’s fall, y’all. I don’t know about you but I was ready for the hot, humid, and rainy summer to end. Especially the rain. Most markets in which we operate had a rainy summer and a lot of jobs have been delayed. The...

August 2018 Newsletter Dear Friends, As summer winds down I hope the late afternoon thunderstorms that plague the south every summer will end soon. The red clay soil around most of our branches doesn’t drain quickly like the sandy loam around our coastal locations resulting in some...