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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.

Materials cost increases continue to intensify in magnitude and suddenness, while availability of materials appears to be worsening.. On March 25, Firestone Building Products...
Impacts from Russia’s attack on Ukraine and Western nations’ countermeasures continue to affect construction materials prices and supplies. In the past two weeks, readers have...
Construction input costs outpaced bid prices in February, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data posted on Tuesday. The producer price index (PPI) for...
The war in Ukraine and Western countermeasures are stoking further price increases for numerous construction materials. Readers have passed along these steel pricing notices,...
Construction employment, seasonally adjusted, totaled 7,613,000 in February, an increase of 60,000 from the upwardly revised January total, according to AGC’s analysis ...
Nielsen comes into this role after serving the Houston Contractors Association (HCA) for twenty years as their Executive Vice President. 
The war in Ukraine and the West’s response are likely to have multiple effects on construction materials costs and availability. The most immediate impact is likely to be on...
Construction input costs and bid prices both accelerated in January, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data posted on Tuesday. The producer price index (PPI...
AGC posts new Inflation Alert; materials costs, availability, supply chain show mixed changes.