January 2014 monthly permit totals quickly cooled after December’s hot streak. Though permits issued for single family and multi-family units decreased 51% from December 2013, current activity seems to be more comparable to January 2013, which revealed only a 9% decrease in permit activity.
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The California Building Industry Association welcomes former Senator David E. Cogdill as its new CEO and President. The CBIA Executive Committee selected Cogdill after a 6-month search to replace current CEO and President Mike Winn. While serving as Chairman of the association in 2010, Winn assumed the day-to-day management of CBIA and will return to his Sacramento land development company in November.