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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.

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16—Construction input prices rose 1.3% in January, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’...
Nonresidential building projects in planningThe Dodge Momentum Index slid 8.4% in January after 10 consecutive monthly increases but climbed 32% year-over-year (y/y), Dodge...
Construction employment, pay rise in January; job openings set December record but spending slips
WASHINGTON, Feb. 1—The construction industry had 413,000 job openings in December, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data from the U.S. Bureau...
Seasonally adjusted construction employment rose from November to December in 30 states and the District of Columbia and declined in 20 states, according to AGC’s analysis...
Contractors’ input costs declined sharply, on balance, in December, as decreases in fuel, lumber, steel, and trucking costs outweighed increased prices for copper, aluminum, and...
Construction input prices fell 2.7% in December compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’...
Construction employment, seasonally adjusted, totaled a record-high 7,777,000 in December, an increase of 28,000 from the November total and 248,000 (3.3%) year-over-year (y/y),...
Jan. 10—Associated Builders and Contractors reports today that its Construction Backlog Indicator remained unchanged at 9.2 months in December, according to an ABC member survey...