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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 rose year-over-year (y/y) from December 2017 to December 2018 in 43 states and the District of Columbia, declined in six states and was...
There were 278,000 job openings in construction at the end of November, 24% higher than the year-earlier total of 233,000, and the highest November total in the series' 18-year...
The AGC-Sage survey finds contractors upbeat about 2019. Contractors are optimistic, on balance, regarding the volume of work available in 2019 for nonresidential and...
Some worksites may look like a scene from one of the Terminator movies soon if construction firms adopt widespread use of bionic suits for some of their skilled craftsmen and...
Looking back at the “Great Recession” of 2007-2009, most of us are still smarting and looking over our shoulders even though the economy and the industry have recovered, and...
Construction employment, not seasonally adjusted, increased between November 2017 and November 2018 in 265 (74%) of the 358 metro areas (including divisions of larger metros)...
The use of drones is described as having the potential impact that the introduction of the internet did to the world. That is noteworthy. So, consider this as another “Heads Up”...
It’s been another remarkable year for the construction industry and for the team here at Construction Citizen, another year of covering the trends and issues that matter most to...
Job growth, high backlog and healthy infrastructure investment all spell good news for the industry. However, historically low unemployment has created a construction workforce...