Business: Building

One of the sensations of the spring has been the recrudescence of building operations. Previously it had been thought, even by mortgage lenders and large operators, that the "building boom" was past its peak, and the evidence of unrented offices and apartments confirmed this view. But the ease in the money market has evidently set the construction industry in motion again.

According to reports of the F. W. Dodge Corporation, made last week, building operations last April were the largest for any month on record, and amounted to $546,970,700. The month of April, 1925, thus shows an increase of 14% over March,...

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