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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
AGC is conducting the 2023 Hiring and Business Outlook Survey. Construction firm readers are invited to complete the survey by Friday, December 9. Results will be released in...
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December 08, 2022
AGC is conducting the 2023 Hiring and Business Outlook Survey. Construction firm readers are invited to complete the survey by Friday, December 9. Results will be released in...
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December 05, 2022
AGC is conducting the 2023 Hiring and Business Outlook Survey. Construction firm readers are invited to complete the survey by Friday, December 9. Results will be released in...
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November 21, 2022
Construction employment, seasonally adjusted, totaled 7,721,000 in October, an increase of 1,000 from September and 266,000 (3.6%) year-over-year (y/y), according to AGC’s ...
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November 14, 2022
Contractors' input costs declined again on balance in September, while bid prices rose, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data posted on October 12. Specifically, the...
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October 20, 2022
Construction employment, seasonally adjusted, totaled 7,719,000 in September, an increase of 19,000 from the downwardly revised August rate and 292,000 (3.9%) year-over-year (y/y...
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October 10, 2022