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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.

Total construction starts (dollars) declined 5% from November to December at a seasonally adjusted annual rate, Dodge Data & Analytics reported on Tuesday. “...
A cost squeeze for contractors intensified in December as the producer price index (PPI) for nonresidential building construction—a measure of the price that contractors say they...
Nonfarm payroll construction employment, seasonally adjusted, increased in December by 51,000 to a total of 7,413,000, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported ...
The following article was authored by A.J. Mistretta and originally published in the Greater Houston Partnership blog:Following a year filled with extraordinary challenges, the...
National nonresidential construction spending fell 0.6% in November 2020, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published by the U.S....
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U.S. population growth slowed for the fifth year in a row, to an all-time low of 0.35% between July 1, 2019 and July 1, 2020 from 0.46% a year earlier, according to AGC’...
Seasonally adjusted construction employment in November trailed pre-pandemic February levels in 35 states and exceeded them in 15 states and the District of Columbia, according to...
WASHINGTON, Dec. 15— Associated Builders and Contractors' Chief Economist Anirban Basu forecasts a recession threat for the construction sector next year, but has illuminated some...