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CBI Declines in First Quarter






Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) declined 3.2 percent during the first quarter of 2015. The dip is the result of “weather and a myriad of other factors” that always affect the first quarter,” according to ABC … Continue reading




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CBI Dips Slightly in Final Quarter of 2014






The Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) declined 1 percent, or 0.1 months, in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). The backlog, however, ended the year at 8.7 months, still 4.4 percent higher than one year … Continue reading




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ABC’s Backlog Indicator Again Reaches All-Time High






While the backlog in construction was strong in the second quarter, it was even more robust in the third, according to the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) reached a new all-time high during the third … Continue reading




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Construction Backlog Spikes in Second Quarter, Poised to Continue Rise






The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) reached an all-time high in the second quarter of 2014. The CBI improved 5.4 percent following a 2.8 percent decline in the first quarter and currently stands at 8.5—up 3.6 … Continue reading




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