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Total Construction Starts Decline in August

Total construction starts fell 9% in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $782.8 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. During the month, all three sectors lost ground: nonbuilding starts were down 2%, residential starts were 9% lower, … Continue reading

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Total Construction Starts Slip in June 

Dodge Data & Analytics reported total construction starts lost 7% in June, slipping to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $863.6 billion. Single-family housing starts are feeling the detrimental effects of rising materials prices. Large projects that broke ground in May were … Continue reading

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Dodge Momentum Index Loses Steam In June

Following six months of consecutive gains, the Dodge Momentum Index fell to 165.8 (2000=100) in June, down 5% from the revised May reading of 175.1. The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Data & Analytics, is a monthly measure of the … Continue reading

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Construction Starts Slip in April as Housing Cools

Dodge Data & Analytics reported that total construction starts fell 2% in April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $853.5 billion. Single-family construction posted a sizeable decline following months of strong activity, while nonresidential building and nonbuilding starts both increased. “The … Continue reading

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Construction Starts Increase in March, but Rising Material Prices Could Hamper Recovery

Total construction starts rose 2% in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $825.3 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. A solid increase in nonresidential building starts fueled the March gain, while growth in residential starts was small … Continue reading

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