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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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Construction Backlog Indicator Hits Post-Recession High

Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) hit a post-recession high in the fourth quarter of 2013, growing from 8.2 months to 8.3 months (1.3 percent). Compared to a year ago, the CBI is 3.9 percent higher—up from … Continue reading

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CBI Remains Stable in Third Quarter

Nonresidential construction spending remained unchanged from the second to third quarter of this year, according to the Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) report produced by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). “The most recent CBI reading suggests much of the growth next … Continue reading

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First Quarter CBI Declines 1.1 Percent; Non-Res Activity Remains Sporadic

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) reported its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) remained unchanged at eight months from the third quarter through the fourth quarter of 2012. However, it is up 2.4 percent compared to a year ago. CBI is … Continue reading

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