Tag Archives: Dodge Data & Analytics

Construction Starts Show Additional Gains in June

Total construction starts increased 6% in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $641.4 billion. This marks the second consecutive monthly gain in construction starts following the COVID-19 induced declines in March and April. In June nonresidential building starts … Continue reading

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Dodge Makes Downward Adjustments to Construction Starts Forecast Due to COVID-19

The economy is currently in a steep but short recession according to Richard Branch, chief economist for Dodge Data & Analytics, who hosted a webinar updating Dodge’s construction forecast for the year. In the webinar, titled “The Potential Impact of … Continue reading

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Dodge Momentum Index Dips in February

The Dodge Momentum Index continued to slide in February, dropping 1.8 percent to 148.7 (2000=100), down from the revised January reading of 151.4. The numbers reflect a slow start to 2020 after a surge in late 2019, and the current … Continue reading

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Owner Interest is Top Obstacle for Modular Construction

As modular construction gains traction in the architectural community, it leads to the question of where the glass and glazing industry fits in. “We’ll be looking at hotels where every room is a container with windows, stacked ten stories, and … Continue reading

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Dodge Outlook Conference Answers Recession Questions

Are we heading into a recession? That was the question on many people’s minds at the 81st Annual Dodge Construction Outlook Conference in Chicago yesterday as economic growth begins to slow. The answer is that a recession is not likely … Continue reading

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