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Dodge Momentum Index Jumps in October

The Dodge Momentum Index increased 10% in October to 181.2 (2000=100), from the revised September reading of 164.6. The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Construction Network, is a monthly measure of the initial report for nonresidential building projects in planning, … Continue reading

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Only 14 States and D.C. Added Construction Jobs Since Pandemic Began

Only 14 states and Washington, D.C., have added construction jobs since just before the start of the pandemic in February 2020, according to an analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted … Continue reading

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One-Third of Metro Areas Lose Construction Jobs Between August 2020 and 2021

Nearly one-third of U.S. metro areas lost construction jobs between August 2020 and August 2021, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data. Association officials noted that the job losses are occurring as … Continue reading

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Three Out of Four Metro Areas Add Jobs From 2020 To 2021; COVID, Rising Costs, and Supply-Chain Woes May Stall Gains

Three-fourths of all metro areas added construction jobs between July 2020 and last month, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data. Association officials noted that while many metro areas have added jobs … Continue reading

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Nonresidential Glazing Activity Continues to Pull Back in June

Nonresidential glass- and glazing-related construction spending was down significantly in June compared to a year ago. Activity fell by nearly 9% year-over-year on a seasonally adjusted annualized basis, according to Key Media & Research (KMR), a leading information provider to … Continue reading

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