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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 totaled $1.324 trillion at a seasonally adjusted annual rate in November, up 0.6% from the upwardly revised October rate and up 4.1% year-over-year (y/y)...
A new year and a new decade have arrived. 2020. What would you say if we asked you, “What does the New Year look like for your construction business?”
Editor’s note: Construction Citizen is proud to partner with AGC America to bring you AGC Chief Economist Ken Simonson's Data DIGest. Check back each week to get Ken's...
Editor’s note: Construction Citizen is proud to partner with AGC America to bring you AGC Chief Economist Ken Simonson's Data DIGest. Check back each week to get Ken's...
WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 - Construction input prices decreased 0.5% in November and are down 1.1% year over year, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of the U....
Associated Builders and Contractors Chief Economist Anirban Basu forecasts continued momentum for the construction sector next year but advised an overall “wait-and-see”...
Construction spending patterns diverged in recent months, as declining multifamily and private nonresidential spending offset a surge in single-family homebuilding. Spending...
Texas again added the most construction jobs (51,400 jobs, 6.9%), followed by California (34,400, 4.0%), Florida (25,300, 4.6%), Arizona (14,400, 8.9%) and Nevada (12,000, 13%)....
Compared to October 2018, the PPI for new nonresidential building construction—a measure of the price that contractors say they would charge to build a fixed set of buildings—rose...