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Nonresidential Lifts Construction Starts in June

With the help of a rebound in the nonresidential construction sector, new construction starts in June advanced six percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $549.7 billion—the highest level so far in 2014—according to McGraw Hill Construction. Nonresidential building … Continue reading

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Dodge Momentum Index On Rise for Third Straight Month

The Dodge Momentum Index continued its upward climb for the third straight month in June, gaining 3.3 percent to 128.7, according to McGraw Hill Construction. The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential … Continue reading

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Nonresidential Building Starts Dip in May After Jump in April

The upward momentum of construction activity created in March and April saw a slight dip in May. McGraw Hill Construction chief economist Robert A. Murray says that’s no reason to panic. Nonresidential building starts in May fell five percent to … Continue reading

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Dodge Momentum Index Continues to Climb After Slow Start

Following weather-induced declines in February and March, the Dodge Momentum Index is ascending, according to McGraw Hill Construction. The index, which is a monthly measure of the first report for nonresidential building projects in planning, gained 2 percent in May … Continue reading

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Owners Showing Increased Demand for Implementation of BIM in Projects

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Whether glazing contractors like it or not, Building Information Modeling is here to stay. In fact, it’s still very much on the way up. That was the message from panel members Wednesday during a webinar hosted by McGraw Hill Construction, … Continue reading

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Nonresidential Sector Leads New Construction Starts

The upward movement of new construction starts in March continued through April, rising 3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $533.7 billion, according to McGraw Hill Construction. “With construction starts now climbing for two months in a row, … Continue reading

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Non-Residential Building Starts Regain Upward Movement in March

After a sluggish start to the year, non-residential building picked up its pace in March, jumping 24 percent after declines in January (down 9 percent) and February (down 7 percent), according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill … Continue reading

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Dodge Momentum Index Drops Again in March

The Dodge Momentum Index retreated 0.8 percent in March compared to February, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects … Continue reading

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February Construction Unchanged from January, McGraw Hill Reports

At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $486.7 billion, new construction starts in February were nearly the same as in January, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. According to the report, the flat pace for … Continue reading

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Dodge Momentum Index Rises in January

The Dodge Momentum Index rose 3.0 percent in January compared to the previous month, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential … Continue reading

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