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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.

Construction spending (not adjusted for inflation) totaled $1.78 trillion in August at a seasonally adjusted annual rate, down 0.7% from the upwardly revised July rate but up...
Total construction starts in current dollars (that is, not adjusted for inflation) slumped 9% in July at a seasonally adjusted annual rate, Dodge Construction Network ...
Contractors’ input costs declined again on balance in August, while bid prices rose, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data posted on Wednesday....
The Dodge Momentum Index slipped 1% in August from a downwardly revised July reading but jumped 17% year-over-year, Dodge Construction Network reported on Thursday. The index “is...
The search for workers has intensified from a year ago, according to results from the 2022 AGC of America- Autodesk Workforce Survey, which AGC posted on August 31...
The construction industry added 16,000 jobs on net in August, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor...
The construction industry had 375,000 job openings in July, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Job...
Seasonally adjusted construction employment in July surpassed the February 2020 level in 33 states, lagged in 15 states and the District of Columbia, and...
Contractors’ input costs declined on balance in July, while bid prices accelerated, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data posted on Thursday. Specifically,...