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Spending Down Again in December

Nonresidential construction spending dipped for the second month in a row in December, according to Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. The month saw a 0.4-percent decline, as spending totaled $681.2 billion on a seasonally … Continue reading

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Nonresidential Building Down in November

Nonresidential construction spending dipped 0.8 percent in November, totaling $688.1 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized basis, according to data analysis by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Overall, 12 of the 16 nonresidential subsectors experienced spending decreases in November as … Continue reading

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New Construction Starts Slip in September

The value of new construction starts in September dropped 5 percent from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $523.7 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. The Dodge Index was 111 for the month, down from … Continue reading

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August Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 45 States from 2014

The national construction employment picture has continued to improve from last year, according to a report from the Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. (ABC). The not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates for the country and 45 states were down … Continue reading

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Commercial Sector Gives Dodge Index a Boost in August

Nonresidential construction planning continued to increase in August thanks to a bump in the commercial sector, according to the latest Dodge Momentum Index. The index improved to 128.3 in August, up 2.8 from its July reading of 124.8. The index, … Continue reading

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Big Year-Over-Year Boost in July Construction Spending

Nonresidential construction spending in July saw its highest year-over-year percentage increase since April 2008, according to the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. Spending expanded 0.5 percent in July and is up 12.7 percent since … Continue reading

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Nonresidential Construction Spending Up in April

Nonresidential construction spending expanded 3.2 percent on a monthly basis in April and totaled $646.7 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized basis, according to the Associated Builders and Contractors’ analysis of Census Bureau data. Spending in the nonresidential sector is up … Continue reading

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February Provides Bounce-Back for Nonresidential Construction

Following a weak January, nonresidential building surged in February with a 42-percent increase in construction starts, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $724.3 billion, new construction starts as a whole advanced 16 percent … Continue reading

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Construction Materials Prices Rise for First Time in Six Months

Nonresidential construction input prices rose 0.4 percent last month and were down 4.9 percent on a yearly basis, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of the latest producer price index release. Meanwhile, the largest monthly gain in … Continue reading

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January Shows Dip in Nonresidential Construction Spending

Despite a 2-percent dip in nonresidential construction spending, nonresidential construction spending still sits 4.8 percent higher than a year ago, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. The January decrease is the largest … Continue reading

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