Tag: economic trends

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Construction’s 2023 performance, 2024 outlook

November 21, 2023 By 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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Recession avoidable, vulnerabilities remain

November 13, 2023 By and

Associated General Contractors of America’s chief economist Ken Simonson says the U.S. will likely avoid a recession in 2024, but ongoing worldwide concerns need to be monitored.

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Economic risks potentially present in 2023

September 7, 2022 By and

After a year of growth in 2022, Anirban Basu with the Associated Builders & Contractors says 2023 poses a number of threats to that growth.

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Recession on the horizon?

August 31, 2022 By and

Anirban Basu, chief economist for the Associated Builders & Contractors, says the U.S. is not currently in a recession but believes it will happen at some point.

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An end-of-year visit with P&Q’s aggregate forecaster

December 7, 2020 By and

What general economic trends or events are influencing the aggregate forecast of SC Market Analytics’ David Chereb for 2021 and beyond? P&Q pays Chereb a video visit to find out.

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Cemex hosts first building-materials forum

August 28, 2017 By

Cemex hosted nearly 70 customers at its first-ever building-materials forum last week in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Nonresidential, nonbuilding construction down

December 20, 2013 By

New construction starts in November fell 11 percent from the previous month, according to McGraw Hill Construction. The

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2014 State of the Industry

2014 State of the Industry

December 4, 2013 By

The industry is optimistic heading into the new year, and efforts are underway to lobby for an improved

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