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Information is the best tool for the construction industry. Tall Timber Group is the only complete source for information on the construction market in western Pennsylvania, whether you need to know the long term trends in housing, what’s being planned for next year, or who the most active firms in the area are.

Tall Timber founder Jeff Burd has been involved in the construction information business since 1981, and founded and operated the Pittsburgh Construction News from 1994, until it was acquired in 2005. Still active in the industry, Burd is a regular speaker on the regional and national construction economy, and has focused his expertise on providing information in three areas: market research and consulting, regional housing data, and the publishing of BreakingGround magazine.

Tall Timber provides monthly housing start data, and quarterly market reports.

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BreakingGround is the first comprehensive source of market information for all professionals in the construction and real estate business in Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania. Packed with information about market trends, best practices and timely economic data, BreakingGround gives insight about today’s marketplace, and is a ‘must read’ with an extended shelf-life.BreakingGround is the bi-monthly magazine done on behalf of the Master Builder’s Association of Western Pennsylvania, and is published by Jeff Burd, one of the region’s industry experts with more than 30 years experience in publishing for the construction industry. This is a team with the expertise and credibility to create a truly valuable resource for the professionals designing, developing and building in Western PA. Each edition of BreakingGround is in the offices of every architect, engineer, developer, and building owner actively doing business in Western PA. BreakingGround’s reporting and editorial content responds to the needs of the construction and real estate community, and makes them anxious for the next copy.

Tall Timber Group has published the Pittsburgh Homebuilding Report since 1995 and continues to be the only service in western PA that makes monthly inspections of the housing permits at the municipalities throughout the six-county metropolitan Pittsburgh market. The Homebuilding Report is emailed during the first few days of each month to firms who need to know where the homes are being built and remodeled in the area and who is doing the construction. At the end of each quarter reports are also sent out that report on the top municipal markets and the top builders by county for both single family detached and attached housing. If you are selling to the residential construction industry or just trying to keep track of your share of the market only one source of information allows you to identify each new home in the region while construction is getting underway. That’s the Pittsburgh Homebuilding Report. Click the icon at the bottom to see a sample of the July 2011 report or email us to inquire about subscribing. BuildersAssociation of Metropolitan Pittsburgh members get a $200 discount off the regular subscription rate so let us know if you’re a BAMP member.

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The voice of the commercial real estate industry in Southwestern Pennsylvania.

Celebrate Pittsburgh’s resurgent commercial real estate market in the pages of DevelopingPittsburgh...

DevelopingPittsburgh is published in August and February by NAIOP Pittsburgh and Tall Timber Group and is destined to become the voice of the local commercial market.

Every edition of DevelopingPittsburgh provides data and analysis of the region’s office, industrial, retail and mixed-use markets from local experts, analysis of trends to watch, and profiles of the deals, developments, and firms making things happen.