Ongoing Soft Demand Brings Dip in Lumber Prices

June dawned without the usual increase in spring demand for construction framing dimension softwood lumber, thus sellers were no longer able to hold on to the recent steady asking prices. Warnings from suppliers about extremely weak field inventories and the...

Madison’s Lumber Prices Index June 14, 2024: US$413 mfbm

The Madison’s Lumber Prices Index for the week ending june 14, 2024 is: US$413 mfbm The Madison’s Lumber Prices Index for the week ending June 14, 2024 is: US$413 mfbmThis is down -1%, or -$5, from the previous week when it was US$418. For information regarding the...

Uninspiring Demand Keeps Lumber Prices Flat

As May 2024 ended and true summer arrived, the usual seasonal increase in lumber sales volumes did not materialize. This meant lumber prices stayed generally flat to where they had been in the past month. Demand remained relegated strictly to immediate needs only;...

Lumber Prices Remain Flat on Balanced Supply & Demand

For this book-end holiday week in Canada and the US, it is a time of year when players can usually get a gauge of how the construction framing dimension softwood lumber market is going to look as the real home building season comes on. From the way lumber sales are...

Madison’s Lumber Prices Index May 24, 2024: US$417 mfbm

The Madison’s Lumber Prices Index for the week ending may 24, 2024 is: US$417 mfbm The Madison’s Lumber Prices Index for the week ending May 24, 2024 is: US$417 mfbmThis is up +0.2%, or +$1, from the previous week when it was US$416. For information regarding the...

Could This be the Lumber Price Bottom?

Currently most standard construction framing dimension softwood lumber prices are close to that of one year ago. The northern species 2x4s, Western and Eastern S-P-F, are slightly higher than the end of May 2023. In the southern pine belt, Southern Yellow Pine East...