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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.

Authored by Mary Scott NabersI want to bring to your attention a sector of a federally funded program that I believe is not receiving adequate attention. The program...
Construction employment, not seasonally adjusted, rose year-over-year (y/y) from December 2022 in 224 (63%) of the 358 metro areas (including divisions of larger metros) for which...
Construction employment, seasonally adjusted, totaled 8,137,000 in January, a gain of 11,000 from December and 216,000 (2.7%) year-over-year (y/y), according to AGC’s ...
Aging tunnels in America, coupled with the country’s continued growth, have created an extremely high demand for attention. The imminent repair and replacement will result in...
Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that its Construction Backlog Indicator increased to 8.6 months in December from 8.5 months in November, according to an ABC...
Construction input prices decreased 0.6% in December compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor...
Authored by Mary Scott NabersIn past years, it was likely more difficult for companies to categorize renovation and repair projects as highly attractive. That may not be the...
Contractors are generally optimistic about the outlook for nonresidential and multifamily construction in 2024, but optimism is less widespread than a year ago, based on the 2024...
Seasonally adjusted construction employment rose from November 2022 to November 2023 in 34 states and the District of Columbia, fell in 14 states, and held steady in Alaska and...