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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 input prices increased 0.5% in April compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics...
The Dodge Momentum Index (DMI) increased 6.1% in April from March and 12% year-over-year (y/y), Dodge Construction Network reported on Tuesday. “Over the month,...
The construction industry added 9,000 jobs on net in April, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor...
Approximately $14.4 billion is spent yearly to repair, rehabilitate or replace bridges in America. However, that yearly amount has increased and will continue to increase because...
Construction employment, seasonally adjusted, totaled 8,219,000 in April, a gain of 9,000 from March and 258,000 (3.2%) year-over-year (y/y), according to AGC’s analysis...
Total construction starts dipped 1% in March from February at a seasonally adjusted annual rate but rose 13% year-to-date in the first quarter (Q1) of 2024 compared to...
Seasonally adjusted construction employment rose year-over-year (y/y) from March 2023 to March 2024 in 39 states, fell in 10 states and the District of Columbia, and was unchanged...
Bid prices and input prices for construction showed mixed monthly and year-over-year (y/y) patterns in March, according to data the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) posted...
Construction employment, seasonally adjusted, totaled 8,211,000 in March, a gain of 39,000 from February and 270,000 (3.4%) year-over-year (y/y), according to AGC’s analysis...