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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.

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...
Solely due to soaring residential activity, construction spending in March increased 0.2% from a downwardly revised February rate and 5.3% from March 2020 to a seasonally adjusted...
Cost increases and supply-chain problems persisted. New South Construction Supply President and CEO Jim Sobeck reported in today’s monthly New South Construction News, “...
Seasonally adjusted construction employment in March trailed the March 2020 level in 35 states, exceeded it in 14 states and the District of Columbia, and was unchanged in...
WASHINGTON, April 13—Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that its Construction Backlog Indicator fell to 7.8 months in March, according to an ABC member survey...