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Construction Outlook: No Good News for Labor, Shift in Office Construction

Annual predictions surrounding overall construction activity always include a mix of good and bad news. Perhaps the institutional segment is strong, while office construction is stagnant. Often, economists would point to the future, even a year or two out, and … Continue reading

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Economist Predicts When We Will Hit a Post-COVID Economy

What will the other side of COVID-19 look like and how will we know when we get there? This is one of the questions keynote speaker Chris Kuehl of Armada Corporate Intelligence attempted to tackle yesterday when he addressed members … Continue reading

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Lodging, Office Sectors Slow Glass Construction in October

The value of nonresidential glass and glazing construction declined in October, according to Key Media & Research (KMR), a leading information provider to the glass industry. Architectural glass-related activity was down 4.4% compared to a year ago and unchanged from … Continue reading

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Residential Construction Switching Gears from Multifamily Dominance

The multifamily construction sector finally is leveling out after a half-decade of solid growth. Multifamily building had carried the residential sector throughout the economic recovery, but that trend is shifting in favor of single-family housing, according to Dodge Data & … Continue reading

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New Construction Starts Slide 8 Percent in April

The value of new construction starts in April fell 8 percent from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $608.3 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.¬†Nonresidential building pulled back following its sharp March increase, and residential … Continue reading

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