Tag: nonresidential construction

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ABC provides updates on construction employment, unemployment; nonresidential spending

February 8, 2024By

The Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) report that construction employment was up in January and construction unemployment remained flat in December – both on year-over-year bases.

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ABC: Construction input prices decrease in December

January 12, 2024By

Construction input prices were down 0.6 percent in December, but remain 1.2 percent higher year-over-year, according to the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC).

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Dodge Momentum Index improves in December

January 11, 2024By

The Dodge Momentum Index gained 3 percent in December, with commercial planning increasing 1 percent and institutional planning improving 6.1 percent.

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ABC: Nonresidential spending down slightly in November

January 3, 2024By

National nonresidential spending was down 0.1 percent in November to $1.14 trillion according to the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC).

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Dodge: Construction starts take a dive in November

December 20, 2023By

Dodge Construction Network says total construction starts declined 15 percent last month, with nonresidential plummeting 29 percent.

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Nonresidential construction outlook for 2024

December 5, 2023By and

Associated General Contractors of America chief economist Ken Simonson discusses the types of projects that will drive nonresidential construction in the coming year.

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ABC: Manufacturing activity continues to drive nonresidential growth

December 4, 2023By

While manufacturing construction provided a boost in October, Anirban Basu, chief economist with the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) says commercial construction dipped sharply in the month.

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Dodge: Construction starts slip in October

November 21, 2023By

Dodge Construction Network says total construction starts were down 7 percent in October. Nonbuilding and residential saw declines while nonresidential starts increased.

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Dodge: New momentum for warehousing as education, health care slip

November 10, 2023By

The Dodge Momentum Index, measuring the initial report for nonresidential building projects in planning, was up 1 percent in October. It is, however, down 8 percent year over year.

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