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Recession Concerns Addressed at FGIA Fall Conference

Michael Collins, of EquiNova Capital Partners LLC, addressed possible recession concerns at the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) Hybrid Fall Conference, warning against a “wait and see” approach for businesses. While many companies are doing well, he says the … Continue reading

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Dodge Momentum Index Shows Gains in May

The Dodge Construction Network announced that its Dodge Momentum Index (DMI) jumped 7% in May to 176.2, up from the revised April reading of 165.2. In May, the institutional component of the Momentum Index rose 9%, and the commercial component … Continue reading

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Non-Residential Construction Starts Increase as Projects Enter Backlog

Construction starts are forecast to rise 9% in 2022, prompting Richard Branch, chief economist with Dodge Construction Network, to say he feels “reasonably positive” about the industry’s trajectory. But with many projects just now entering backlogs, some sectors may have … Continue reading

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Building Products Leaders Talk about Leveraging the Recovery

The economic recession in the latter part of the last decade hit most industries hard, and the construction building products sector was far from immune. Fortunately, things turned around, and many in the industry were able to live, tell about … Continue reading

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Brewis Says Slow Recovery to be Expected from Financial-Driven Recession

It was the unique nature of the worst economic meltdown since the Great Depression that has made the recovery process a painstakingly slow one, says one of the nation’s leading economic analysts. Speaking at the recent Labor Management Cooperation Initiative … Continue reading

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