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CCI: Report Shows Positive Signs and Increasing Confidence

The construction industry isn’t out of the pandemic woods yet, but signs are certainly starting to point in positive directions. Data from the 2021 first quarter U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index (CCI) shows increasing contractor optimism, primarily driven … Continue reading

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CCI: Project Delays Improve but the Labor Shortage is Constant

The majority of contractors are currently experiencing project delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the effects of the skilled labor shortage; however, those percentages are slightly lower or unchanged compared to the third quarter of 2020. According … Continue reading

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CCI: Contractor Confidence Improves in Fourth Quarter

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent shutdowns dealt a major blow to contractor confidence in the second quarter of this year. After little changed in Q3 2020, the Commercial Construction Index (CCI), released quarterly by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and … Continue reading

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CCI: Contractor Confidence Steady, But Far Below Pre-Pandemic Levels

Contractor confidence has remained steady in the third quarter of 2020 but the score is still significantly below pre-pandemic levels. The Commercial Construction Index (CCI), released quarterly by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Dodge Data & Analytics, rose one … Continue reading

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CCI: Percentage of Contractors Expecting to Employ Fewer People Jumps in Q2 2020

The percentage of contractors who plan to employ more people in the next six months has been cut nearly in half since Q1 2020. That’s according to the Q2 2020 Commercial Construction Index (CCI), released by USG Corp. and the … Continue reading

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