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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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Dodge: 2019 Seeing Decelerating Economic Growth

The construction industry is experiencing deceleration compared to the strong economy of 2018, however expansion is still ongoing. This is according to the 2019 Dodge Midyear Update webinar, presented by Dodge Data & Analytics chief economist and vice president of … Continue reading

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