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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 gulf between contractors’ costs and pricing widened again in May. The producer price index (PPI) for nonresidential building construction—a measure of the price that...
Construction employment falls in May; hourly earnings premium, hires decline in April; openings soar.
Construction spending in April increased 0.2% from an upwardly revised March rate and 9.8% from April 2020 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.52 trillion, the Census...
WASHINGTON, June 1—National nonresidential construction spending declined 0.5% in April, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published...
Seasonally adjusted construction employment in April trailed the February 2020 level in 36 states and the District of Columbia and exceeded it in 14 states, according to AGC’s...
The producer price index (PPI) for nonresidential building construction—a measure of the price that contractors say they would charge to build a fixed set of buildings—increased 1...
Construction input prices increased 1.3% in April compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics...
Nonfarm payroll construction employment, seasonally adjusted, totaled 7,452,000 in April, unchanged from March, according to AGC’s analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics...
Construction employment was unchanged from March to April as nonresidential contractors and homebuilders alike struggled to obtain materials and find enough workers, according to...