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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.

Seasonally adjusted construction employment rose in 45 states and the District of Columbia year-over-year (y/y) from July 2017 to July 2018 and declined in five states, an AGC...
The use of drones on construction sites is becoming a little more prevalent, but still not widespread, even though some contractors have shown the cost savings, speed, safety, and...
The producer price index (PPI) for final demand in July, not seasonally adjusted, was unchanged from June and up 3.3% year-over-year (y/y) from July 2017, the Bureau of Labor...
Nonfarm payroll employment in July increased by 157,000, seasonally adjusted, from June and by 2,400,000 (1.6%) year-over-year (y/y), the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS...
Pat Kiley writes about the latest leading indicators and industry issues for Houston-area clients of FMI.
Construction employment, not seasonally adjusted, rose from June 2017 to June 2018 in 272 (76%) of the 358 metro areas (including divisions of larger metros) for which the...
Seasonally adjusted construction employment rose in 43 states and the District of Columbia year-over-year (y/y) from June 2017 to June 2018, declined in six states and was...
The following article originally appeared in the July newsletter to clients of FMI Corporation, for the purpose of providing the latest leading indicators and industry issues to...
The producer price index (PPI) for final demand in June, not seasonally adjusted, rose 0.4% from May and 3.4% year-over-year (y/y) from June 2017, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (...