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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.

The latest benchmark revisions to the Houston MSA employment numbers show a significantly lower net gain of 200 jobs in 2015 and a more robust 18,700 in 2016, signaling that 2015...
April 07, 2017
Seasonally adjusted construction employment rose in 43 states from February 2016 to February 2017 and fell in seven states and the District of...
April 04, 2017
Dodge, ConstructConnect, ABI, Census find divergent starts, design and permit trendsThe value of construction starts rose 2% from January to February at a seasonally adjusted...
March 23, 2017
Construction input costs again outpace building PPIs; hires rise; 39 states add jobsEditor’s note:  Construction Citizen is proud to partner with AGC America to...
March 21, 2017
Construction spending, starts stumble in January; Beige Book finds 'modest' growthEditor’s note:  Construction Citizen is proud to partner with AGC America to bring...
March 06, 2017
Construction starts soar in January, Dodge says; airport projects take off; ABI slipsEditor’s note:  Construction Citizen is proud to partner with AGC America to...
February 28, 2017
Construction input costs outpace new building PPIs; more price hikes appear imminentEditor’s note:  Construction Citizen is proud to partner with AGC America to...
February 16, 2017
The following article originally appeared in the February newsletter to clients of Kiley Advisors, now a part of FMI Corporation, for the purpose of providing the latest leading...
February 10, 2017
Employment rises in January; spending slips in December; recent pay trends are mixedEditor’s note:  Construction Citizen is proud to partner with AGC America to...
February 06, 2017