Tag: construction outlook

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Construction’s 2023 performance, 2024 outlook

November 21, 2023By and

Ken Simonson, chief economist with the Associated General Contractors of America, looks at what trends emerged in the construction industry in 2023 and how those trends could play out in the coming year.

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Dodge Construction Network’s Richard Branch says residential construction starts increased for two consecutive months – something not seen for more than a year. Photo: jhorrocks/E+/Getty images

What to expect in the coming months for construction

May 17, 2023By

Despite ongoing economic pressures, the construction industry remains strong through four-plus months of 2023.

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Says Route 82 Sand & Gravel’s Stewart Petrovits: “We anticipate a strong 2023. We’re a month in and we’re already washing material – which is unheard of.” Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

What 2023 can offer the aggregate industry (Part 1)

April 18, 2023By

Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference attendees share why they expect the months ahead to bear plenty of fruit for their businesses during a January discussion.

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Branch: Up in the air on infrastructure

November 30, 2022By and

Nonbuilding construction increased in the second half of 2022 as government funding began rolling out and the construction industry is counting on that to continue in 2023, says Dodge Construction Network’s Richard Branch.

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Mixed outlook on tap for 2023

November 2, 2022By and

Dodge Construction Network’s Richard Branch says while the economy will likely slow dramatically in 2023, some construction sectors will feel the impact more than others.

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How key construction markets are shaping for 2023

October 26, 2022By and

What does the road ahead look like for public and private construction? FMI Capital Advisors’ George Reddin and Rob Mineo offer perspective.

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Forecasting future construction challenges

August 24, 2022By

As the U.S. enters a technical recession, the nation’s long-term construction outlook is positive yet entails a number of headwinds. Anirban Basu of the Associated Builders & Contractors explains.

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Housing cycle may have peaked this year

November 13, 2017By

Of the three major building segments, housing should have the best outlook since we have growing employment, low interest rates and growing household formation.

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Report: Construction starts to increase 5 percent in 2017

October 20, 2016By

Total U.S. construction starts for 2017 will advance 5 percent to $713 billion, says Dodge Data & Analytics in its 2017 Dodge Construction Outlook.

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