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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.

Once again last week, contractors reported more widespread impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on construction. AGC’s third weekly online survey, conducted March 30-April 2, drew...
The impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on construction continue to increase. AGC’s second survey, conducted March 23-26, drew 1,640 respondents, of whom 39% answered “yes” to the...
A growing number of contractors have reported impacts on building projects and products from the coronavirus outbreak. An online survey AGC conducted March 17-19 drew 909...
Confidence among U.S. construction industry leaders generally improved in January, consistent with the burgeoning momentum of the U.S. economy during the early weeks of 2020,...
Contractors and others are beginning to report diverse impacts on building projects and products from the coronavirus outbreak. Boston’s mayor, Martin Walsh, ordered construction...
Nonfarm payroll employment in February increased by 273,000, seasonally adjusted, from January and by 2,409,000 (1.6%) year-over-year (y/y) from February 2019, the Bureau of Labor...
National nonresidential construction spending increased by 1.6% in January and is up 5.1% on a year-ago basis, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data...
The coronavirus outbreak continues to spread globally each day but the impact on U.S. construction remains speculative. So far, there do not appear to be any reports of cancelled...
Although COVID-19 (commonly known as coronavirus) is not currently rapidly spreading through communities in the United States, its impact on Chinese production has been...