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Signals and Signposts

The current and future economy, trends in design and construction, political influence – sometimes we have something to say about topics which may be signs of things to come.

Nonfarm payroll employment in November increased by 155,000, seasonally adjusted, from October and by 2,443,000 (1.7%) year-over-year (y/y), the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)...
These OSHA-compliant, 400-lumen lights provide advance warning of trip and fall hazards and back facing “tail-lights” make users visible from all sides. The hands-free LED lights...
Pat Kiley writes about the latest leading indicators and industry issues for Houston-area clients of FMI.
The value of new construction starts in October soared 21% at a seasonally adjusted annual rate, following "three straight months of decline," construction data provider Dodge...
When exoskeletons are mentioned, something like Iron Man may come to mind — a full body suit that provides strength, protection, maybe even hover capabilities? We wish! But that...
Seasonally adjusted construction employment rose in 44 states and the District of Columbia year-over-year (y/y) from October 2017 to October 2018 and declined in six states, an...
This post by Lior Zitzman originally appeared on the Big Rentz blog. We thought that it presents some good background for the ways that drones are being used in the industry and...
The election results on Tuesday carry numerous implications at all levels of government for construction spending, financing, regulation and...
Construction spending totaled $1.329 trillion at a seasonally adjusted anfrom the upwardly revised August rate and up 5.5% from September 2017 to a record high (without adjusting...