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CCI: Percentage of Contractors Expecting to Employ Fewer People Jumps in Q2 2020

The percentage of contractors who plan to employ more people in the next six months has been cut nearly in half since Q1 2020. That’s according to the Q2 2020 Commercial Construction Index (CCI), released by USG Corp. and the … Continue reading

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CCI: COVID-19 Causes Project Delays, Procedure Changes for Most Contractors

Nearly all contractors have experienced or are expecting project delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s according to the Q2 2020 Commercial Construction Index (CCI), released quarterly by USG Corp. and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which included a quarter … Continue reading

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CCI: Contractor Confidence Takes Major Hit in Q2 2020

Contractor confidence took a major hit in the second quarter of 2020 due to effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Commercial Construction Index (CCI), released quarterly by USG Corp. and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, plummeted 18 points to 56, … Continue reading

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CCI: Contractors Expect Modularization to Disrupt Supply Chain

More than a third of general contractors and subcontractors believe increasing prefabrication and modular construction will disrupt the industry supply chain. That’s according to the Q1 2020 Commercial Construction Index (CCI), released by USG Corp. and the U.S. Chamber of … Continue reading

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CCI: Contractor Confidence Moves Upward in First Quarter of 2020

After hitting a record high in the third quarter of 2019 and a record low in the fourth quarter, contractor confidence has leveled out in the first quarter of 2020. The Commercial Construction Index (CCI), released by USG Corp. and … Continue reading

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