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Construction spending (not adjusted for inflation) totaled $1.83 trillion in January at a seasonally adjusted annual rate, down 0.1% from the upwardly revised December rate and up...
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March 06, 2023
Two reports on construction starts in January point in different directions. Total construction starts in current dollars (i.e., not inflation-adjusted) slumped 27% from December...
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February 27, 2023
Contractor input costs continue to divergeContractors’ input costs diverged widely in January, as one-month or year-over-year (y/y) increases in fuel, paving materials, gypsum,...
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February 20, 2023
Nonresidential building projects in planningThe Dodge Momentum Index slid 8.4% in January after 10 consecutive monthly increases but climbed 32% year-over-year (y/y), Dodge...
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February 13, 2023
Construction employment, pay rise in January; job openings set December record but spending slips
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February 03, 2023
Seasonally adjusted construction employment rose from November to December in 30 states and the District of Columbia and declined in 20 states, according to AGC’s analysis...
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January 30, 2023
Contractors’ input costs declined sharply, on balance, in December, as decreases in fuel, lumber, steel, and trucking costs outweighed increased prices for copper, aluminum, and...
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January 23, 2023
Construction employment, seasonally adjusted, totaled a record-high 7,777,000 in December, an increase of 28,000 from the November total and 248,000 (3.3%) year-over-year (y/y),...
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January 17, 2023
Contractors are generally optimistic about the outlook for nonresidential and multifamily construction in 2023, but optimism is less widespread than a year ago, based on the 2023...
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January 05, 2023
Contractors’ input costs were mixed again in November, as decreases in fuel, lumber, steel, and aluminum costs outweighed increased prices for copper, glass, and trucking,...
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December 19, 2022