Tag: Associated Builders and Contractors

EPA under the Trump administration argued that the Navigable Waters Protection rule ended decades of uncertainty over where federal jurisdiction begins and ends. Photo: P&Q Staff

Industry reacts as revised WOTUS rule emerges

August 30, 2023 By

Leaders at the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association and other organizations voiced their displeasure with the latest Waters of the United States (WOTUS) definition.

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ABC: Construction input prices, contractor confidence up

March 7, 2023 By

The Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) reports that construction input prices and its Construction Confidence Index increased in January.

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ABC: Nonresidential spending up in November

January 3, 2023 By

Spending was up on a monthly basis in nine of the 16 nonresidential subcategories according to the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC).

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ABC: Construction job openings down in October

November 30, 2022 By

The Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) says construction job openings dropped by 52,000 positions in October and 21,000 positions from a year ago.

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ABC: Construction employment up in October

November 7, 2022 By

The construction industry added 1,000 jobs in October, according to the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC).

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ABC: Construction employment up in September

October 10, 2022 By

The Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) says the construction industry gained 19,000 jobs in September, with nonresidential construction adding 13,100.

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ABC: Nonresidential construction spending dips in August

October 3, 2022 By

The Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) says nonresidential construction spending totaled $859.3 billion for the month.

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While rising interest rates are driving single-family construction into a recession, multifamily is thriving due to houses becoming more expensive. Photo: william87/iStock / Getty Images Plus /Getty Images

Basu: Economic uncertainty to continue into 2023

September 28, 2022 By

While Anirban Basu does not believe the U.S. is in a recession, the Associated Builders & Contractors’ chief economist says one is coming in 2023.

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Inflation’s impact on construction sectors

September 21, 2022 By and

Nonresidential, residential and nonbuilding construction are all seeing different responses to stubborn inflation and rising interest rates.

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