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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 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 (...
A recently published study titled “Construction Technology Trends - 2018 Report” compiled information garnered from 158 professionals at small and medium sized construction...
Nonfarm payroll employment in June increased by 213,000, seasonally adjusted, from May and by 2,374,000 (1.6%) year-over-year (y/y), the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported...
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...