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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.

Before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the construction industry was heading toward new technological advances. Everyone was hearing about drones, virtual reality, and 3D...
Construction employment, seasonally adjusted, increased in September by 26,000 to a total of 7,245,000, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported on October 2. As in...
WASHINGTON, Oct. 2—The construction industry added 26,000 jobs on net in September, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the...
Nonfarm payroll construction employment, seasonally adjusted, increased in September by 26,000 to a total of 7,245,000, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today....
Seasonally adjusted construction employment increased from July to August in 31 states and the District of Columbia and decreased in 19 states, according to AGC’s analysis...
Associated Builders and Contractors reported that its Construction Backlog Indicator rebounded to 8.0 months in August, an increase of 0.2 months from July’s reading, according to...
Construction costs diverged again in August, as indicated by producer price indexes (PPIs) that the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) posted on Thursday. AGC posted...
The 2020 AGC of America-Autodesk Workforce Survey, which AGC released with related materials on Wednesday, found growing pessimism among contractors amid rising project...
National nonresidential construction spending fell 1.2% in July, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published today by the U.S. Census Bureau. On...