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Glass-Relevant Construction and Industry Employment Still Expanding

Nonresidential glass and glazing-related construction remains at elevated levels from a year ago, according to a Key Media & Research (KMR) analysis of the Census Bureau’s latest construction spending report. The value of nonresidential glass and glazing work was flat … Continue reading

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Construction and Employment Numbers Remain Positive in Glassy Sectors

The latest construction spending and employment reports from the U.S. Census Bureau and Bureau of Labor Statistics provided good news for the glass and glazing industry. Construction Spending While overall nonresidential spending barely edged up in November and was down … Continue reading

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Through Three Quarters, Glass-Related Spending Still Rising

Construction spending continues to increase in building segments that use large amounts of glass, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau data. While nonresidential construction as a whole decreased slightly through the first three quarters, it was dragged down by … Continue reading

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More Construction Growth on Tap for 2018

The commercial and institutional building segments are projected for further growth in 2018, while multifamily construction will continue to settle back, according to Dodge Data & Analytics’ new 2018 outlook report. Dodge chief economist Robert Murray presented the outlook Thursday … Continue reading

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GDP Growth a Positive Sign for Construction

The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 3 percent during the third quarter of 2017, according to Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) analysis of gross domestic product (GDP) data. Nonresidential fixed investment, a category that ABC says is … Continue reading

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