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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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Dodge Momentum Index Increases in October

The Dodge Momentum Index regained traction in October, climbing to 125.5 for the month. The Index, which had declined in each of the previous three months, was up 7.6 percent from September’s reading of 116.6, according to Dodge Data & … Continue reading

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Office Buildings Star in Green Takeover of Nonresidential Construction

Harvey Bernstein, vice president of industry insights and alliances at Dodge Data & Analytics, speaks to attendees at Dodge’s 2015 Outlook Executive Conference today in Washington, D.C.

If it weren’t for Apple’s new 2.8 million square foot headquarters project in California, the percentage of green office construction starts in 2014 would be, well, still pretty high. That’s according to Harvey Bernstein, vice president of industry insights and … Continue reading

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Spending in Nonresidential Construction Dips

Nonresidential construction spending slipped 1 percent in September but has still expanded 4.2 percent on a year-over-year basis, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Spending for the month totaled $596.1 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized basis. “September’s drop in … Continue reading

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Finding Meaning in Green

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The term “green” has different meanings to different people. We took to Greenbuild 2014 to find out what green components glass and fenestration industry-related companies have to offer, as well as what attendees think “green” means to them. Continue reading

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Construction Starts in September Climb 10 Percent

New construction starts in September advanced 10 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $604.1 billion, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. The increase followed an up-and-down pattern during the previous two months, and brought … Continue reading

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