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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 overall employment picture was flat, according to the latest employment figures released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).  The Bureau reported:“Nonfarm...
The latest article from Robert Charles Lesser & Co (RCLCO) shows an interesting chart of the demographic changes in the housing market and could be viewed as a predictor of...
The political follies are in full swing.  We have another nine months before the “Great American Public” will select the 45th president of the US.  No way yet to tell...
According to Associated Builders and Contractors Chief Economist Anirban Basu, the nonresidential construction sector continued to add construction jobs in January.  This...
In a recent talk at the TEDx session in Istanbul, futurist Thomas Frey introduced the audience to some major changes heading our way that will eliminate 2 billion jobs by 2030 as...
You’re driving down the freeway at 65 mph when you look over and the person next to you is reading their email and texting on their smartphone.  Worse yet is the person on...
The following viewpoint was offered by Mike M., a 24-year-old intern who supports the ConstructionCitizen blog.The painful truth is that the vast majority of Americans are...
According to a recently released Global Metro Monitor published by the Brookings Institute, an analysis of per capita GDP (Gross Domestic Product, i.e. income) and employment...
The Construction Citizen series about the presentation of two possible scenarios for what Houston might be like 30 years from now continues.  In this video containing the...