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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 construction industry added 27,000 jobs on net in June, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor...
Construction employment, seasonally adjusted, totaled 8,245,000 in June, a gain of 27,000 from May and 235,000 (2.9%) year-over-year (y/y), according to AGC’s analysis ...
WASHINGTON, July 1—National nonresidential construction spending decreased 0.1% in May, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published today by the...
Reports this week on construction starts from construction data providers ConstructConnect and Dodge Construction Network show divergent trends for various types of projects. The...
Input and bid prices for construction showed mixed monthly and y/y patterns in May, according to data the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) posted on Thursday. The...
Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that its Construction Backlog Indicator fell to 8.3 months in May, according to an ABC member survey conducted May 20 to June 4...
Construction employment, seasonally adjusted, totaled 8,228,000 in May, a gain of 21,000 from April and 251,000 (3.8%) year-over-year (y/y), according to AGC’s analysis ...
Construction employment, not seasonally adjusted, rose year-over-year (y/y) from April 2023 to April 2024 in 218 (61%) of the 358 metro areas (including divisions of larger metros...
Nearly two-thirds (64%) of the 426 construction firms responding to the 2024 AGC/HCSS Work Zone Safety Survey reported that motor vehicles had crashed into their...