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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.

Tis the season for 2020 forecasts. The chief economists for AGC, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and ConstructConnect discussed the current state of design and...
These new units are located on sites near retail and restaurants and are focused on being walkable for the new residents who are moving to Houston where there have been 100,000...
Reports last week on construction employment, pay and spending were mixed and somewhat contradictory. Nonfarm payroll employment in October increased by 128,000, seasonally...
WASHINGTON - National nonresidential construction spending rose 0.5% in September but is down 0.9% on a year-ago basis, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors...
"Business conditions remained generally flat at architecture firms in September," the American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported in its monthly "Work-on-the-Board" report on...
Construction input prices fell 0.6% in September and are down 1.7% year-over-year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of the U.S. Bureau of Labor...
Contractors' bid prices increased 0.2% from August to September, while materials and services input costs dipped 0.1% for the month, based on an AGC analysis of producer price...
Nonfarm payroll employment in September increased by 136,000, seasonally adjusted, from August and by 2,147,000 (1.4%) year-over-year (y/y) from September 2018, the Bureau of...
The value of "new construction starts dropped 6% over the month in August" at a seasonally adjusted annual rate from the rate in July, Dodge Data & Analytics reported on...