Tag Archives: Dodge Data & Analytics

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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February Clocks Further Decline in National Construction Starts

Dodge Data & Analytics’ latest Construction Starts release shows total construction starts fell 2% in February, putting them at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $797.3 billion. Nonbuilding construction starts posted a solid gain after rebounding from a weak January, … Continue reading

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CCI: Contractors’ Revenue and Profit Expectations Improve Slightly

Contractors’ revenue outlooks and profit margin expectations for the next year have increased slightly in the fourth quarter of 2020. That’s according to the Q4 2020 Commercial Construction Index (CCI), released quarterly by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Dodge Data & … Continue reading

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A Year We Won’t Forget: A Look Back At 2020’s Top Stories

Before we leave 2020 behind to welcome the New Year, let’s take a look back at USGNN™’s most heavily trafficked stories of the year. The COVID-19 Pandemic: The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone’s lives this year as states shut down … 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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