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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.

When exoskeletons are mentioned, something like Iron Man may come to mind — a full body suit that provides strength, protection, maybe even hover capabilities? We wish! But that...
Seasonally adjusted construction employment rose in 44 states and the District of Columbia year-over-year (y/y) from October 2017 to October 2018 and declined in six states, an...
This post by Lior Zitzman originally appeared on the Big Rentz blog. We thought that it presents some good background for the ways that drones are being used in the industry and...
The election results on Tuesday carry numerous implications at all levels of government for construction spending, financing, regulation and...
Construction spending totaled $1.329 trillion at a seasonally adjusted anfrom the upwardly revised August rate and up 5.5% from September 2017 to a record high (without adjusting...
Inflation-adjusted gross domestic product (real GDP) increased 3.5% at a seasonally adjusted annual rate in the third quarter (Q3) of 2018, following a 4.2% gain in Q2, the Bureau...
Seasonally adjusted construction employment rose in 45 states and the District of Columbia year-over-year (y/y) from September 2017 to September 2018...
The producer price index (PPI) for final demand in September, not seasonally adjusted, increased 0.3% from August and 2.6% year-over-year (y/y) from September 2017, the Bureau of...
Investment analyst Thompson Research Group reported today that its third-quarter "contractor and surety survey continues to indicate that the non-res construction market is strong...