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Tag: Richard Branch

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Construction starts down overall, but nonbuilding up big

March 17, 2021By

Nonbuilding construction starts posted a solid gain last month after rebounding from a weak January, Dodge Data & Analytics reports. Residential and nonresidential building starts, however, declined.

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Sponsored: Taking the temperature of commercial, institutional construction

March 15, 2021By and

Dodge Data’s Richard Branch discusses the latest developments in commercial and institutional construction after the Dodge Momentum Index reaches a three-year high.

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Sponsored: What might fuel – or stall – construction starts in the months to come?

March 12, 2021By and

Dodge Data’s Richard Branch discusses last year’s decline in construction starts and is cautiously optimistic that stability is ahead for areas of the market.

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Dodge Data & Analytics' Richard Branch joins Pit & Quarry. Photo: P&Q Staff

Sponsored: The potential impact of Biden’s Build Back Better infrastructure plan

March 10, 2021By and

Is there stomach in Congress for a big 2021 spending plan on infrastructure that would be coming off a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill? Dodge Data & Analytics’ Richard Branch weighs in.

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Dodge Data: Construction starts down in January 2021

February 17, 2021By

Nonbuilding and residential building starts were down while nonresidential building was flat, Dodge Data & Analytics says.

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Sponsored: The two factors that are fueling single-family construction

January 6, 2021By and

Residential construction was a bright spot for construction in 2020, and Dodge Data & Analytics sees additional good growth in single-family housing.

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Dodge economist discusses likelihood of a big 2021 infrastructure bill

December 18, 2020By and

Dodge Data & Analytics’ Richard Branch shares his expectations for an infrastructure bill and what kind of federal funding might ultimately be ahead.

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Dodge Data & Analytics' Richard Branch visits with P&Q's Kevin Yanik to discuss 2021 commercial construction opportunities. Photo: P&Q Staff

Breaking down the changing commercial construction market

December 17, 2020By and

Dodge Data & Analytics chief economist Richard Branch says there may be surprising opportunities ahead within the commercial sector.

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