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Read: Security Providers That Only Offer Basic Services Suffer Reduced Customer Loyalty

Security Providers That Only Offer Basic Services Suffer Reduced Customer Loyalty

The latest research from Parks Associates shows the importance that interactive services play in customers recommending a company’s products or services to others.

Read: Housing Starts Jump in May Amid Flagging Builder Confidence

Housing Starts Jump in May Amid Flagging Builder Confidence

The Commerce Department reported housing starts rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.35 million, the strongest pace since July 2007. Yet a second straight monthly drop in permits foreshadows housing market activity could remain moderate.

Read: Priority One Security Acquires to Expand Into Atlanta Metro Area

Priority One Security Acquires to Expand Into Atlanta Metro Area

The purchase of Fleetwood Security marks the second acquisition for Priority One Security in the past two years and the fifth major acquisition in its 22-year history.

Read: How to Get More More Residential Security Business With A/V, Automation

How to Get More More Residential Security Business With A/V, Automation

By “owning the home,” security pros can be a one-stop shop for customers looking for security, A/V and other connected services.

Read: New Construction Starts in April Decline 13%, Says Dodge Data & Analytics

New Construction Starts in April Decline 13%, Says Dodge Data & Analytics

The decline from the previous month was attributed to decreased activity in public works, institutional building and housing sectors.

Read: New Construction Starts Dip 3% in February as Public Works Sector Softens

New Construction Starts Dip 3% in February as Public Works Sector Softens

New construction in the residential building sector increased 10% year-to-date, with single family housing up 6% and multifamily housing up 19%.

Read: Atlanta Community to Be Equipped With Alarm.com, Other Smart Home Tech

Atlanta Community to Be Equipped With Alarm.com, Other Smart Home Tech

Automation features are provided by Alarm.com  service provider GreenMarbles, said to automatically respond to homeowner activities, location and schedules by integrating thermostats, locks, lights, garage doors and water sensors.

Read: Nonresidential Construction Planning Increases Marginally in February

Nonresidential Construction Planning Increases Marginally in February

Institutional building construction continues to feed off the massive number of state and local bonds issued for schools and other institutional buildings over the past few election cycles.

Read: Construction Starts in January Dip 2%; Nonbuilding Sector Surges

Construction Starts in January Dip 2%; Nonbuilding Sector Surges

Public works projects weakened during the month, while nonresidential building construction edged up and multifamily housing rebounded.

Read: Key Indicator for Nonresidential Construction Falls 5% in January

Key Indicator for Nonresidential Construction Falls 5% in January

Even with the latest decline in the Dodge Data & Analytics Momentum Index, the construction indicator is 7.7% higher on a year-over-year basis.

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