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...

Madison’s Lumber Prices Index May 17, 2024: US$416 mfbm

The Madison’s Lumber Prices Index for the week ending may 17, 2024 is: US$416 mfbm The Madison’s Lumber Prices Index for the week ending May 17, 2024 is: US$416 mfbmThis is down by -0.2%, or -$1, from the previous week when it was US$415. For information regarding the...

Lumber Prices at Same Level as One-Year-Ago

The big question among forest products industry and home building players has been: where will lumber prices land after all the disruptions to business of the past four years? One thing that provides a good indication is that most housing construction lumber prices...