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Tag: Robert Murray

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Dodge’s Murray retires, successor named

September 5, 2019By

Robert Murray, the longstanding chief economist and vice president at Dodge Data & Analytics, retired at the end of August.

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The July statistics raised the Dodge Index to 180. Photo courtesy of Dodge Data & Analytics

July 2019 construction starts improve 2 percent

August 27, 2019By

New construction starts in July advanced 2 percent at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $849.6 billion from the previous month, reports Dodge Data & Analytics.

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Construction starts rise in majority of top US markets in first half of 2019

August 26, 2019By

Six of the top 10 United States metropolitan markets for commercial and multifamily construction starts saw greater activity in the first half of 2019 compared to the same time period a year ago, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.

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The backlog of infrastructure needs is enormous, even though the totals thrown about are unrealistic, says SC-MA’s David Chereb. Demand for aggregate in the nonbuilding category remains the greatest. Demand will only grow more in the coming years. Photo:

Construction activity is experiencing a new, normal level

August 23, 2019By

Takeaways from a Dodge Data & Analytics presentation show that while the construction industry isn’t growing like it once did, activity is still strong.

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February 2019 construction starts drop 3 percent

March 25, 2019By

New construction starts in February dropped 3 percent from the previous month, according to Dodge Data & Analytics, to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of $697.4 billion.

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January 2019 construction starts increase 2 percent

February 27, 2019By

The value of new construction starts in January advanced 2 percent compared with December, reaching a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $722.5 billion.

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The forecast for public works construction remains positive, especially when compared to other construction segments. Photo:

Highways, bridges represent top 2019 construction opportunities

February 26, 2019By

Dodge Data & Analytics says public works projects are in an advantageous position this year for all construction areas.

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December 2018 construction starts decline, 2018 total boasts improvement

January 28, 2019By

New construction starts in December fell 10 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $708.9 billion, reports Dodge Data & Analytics.

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