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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.

Nonresidential construction spending inched 0.1 percent higher on a monthly basis in May, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data...
Even though data on construction spending shows volatility, the trend is "solidly up" in the United States. That's one of the major takeaways from numbers released by the Commerce...
Google 3D printing and you will get 281 million results in less than a second. As we have previously posted, most of the attention in the 3D printing world has been focused on the...
Many companies today face an age gap as they plan for leadership succession. There are not enough people in the historic replacement age range (40-55) to fill the spots being...
Housing starts in May increased 5.0% at a seasonally adjusted annual rate from the April rate and 20% from the May 2017 rate, the Census Bureau reported on Tuesday. Single-family...
Seasonally adjusted construction employment rose in 42 states and the District of Columbia year-over-year (y/y) from May 2017 to May 2018, declined in six states and was unchanged...
Waymo is developing and testing a fleet of about 600 driverless cars across the country today as the emergent car sharing process takes shape. Policy makers are scratching their...
Nonfarm payroll employment in May increased by 223,000, seasonally adjusted, from April and by 2,363,000 (1.6%) year-over-year (y/y), the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported...
Leading indicators and economists agree that Houston is growing again. Employment numbers are up, exports are up, and auto sales are up (a consumer confidence indicator); even oil...