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Spending Decline Indicates What’s to Come

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors  National nonresidential construction spending fell 1.8 percent in February but is up 2.5 percent compared to the same time BEX

April 3, 2020 // 0 Comments

Construction Contractors Confident to Start 2020

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors  Confidence among U.S. construction industry leaders generally improved in January, consistent with the burgeoning momentum of BEX

March 24, 2020 // 0 Comments

ABC: Input Prices Down Slightly in Feb.

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors Construction input prices fell 0.6 percent in February and are up 0.4 percent year over year, according to an Associated Builders BEX

March 17, 2020 // 0 Comments

ABC: Nonresidential Employment Up in Feb.

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors The construction industry added 42,000 net new jobs in February, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of BEX

March 10, 2020 // 0 Comments

ABC: Nonresidential Const. Spending Up in Jan.

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors National nonresidential construction spending increased by 1.6 percent in January and is up 5.1 percent on a year-ago basis, BEX

March 6, 2020 // 0 Comments

ABC: Construction Contractor Confidence Soaring

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors Confidence among U.S. construction industry leaders increased in November 2019 with respect to sales, profit margins and staffing, BEX

January 28, 2020 // 0 Comments

ABC’s Const. Backlog Indicator Dips in Nov.

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors Associated Builders and Contractors reported its Construction Backlog Indicator fell slightly to 8.8 months in November, a 1.5 BEX

January 24, 2020 // 0 Comments

Nov. Construction Unemployment Rates Rise

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors In November, estimated not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates increased nationally and in 38 states, fell in 11 BEX

January 10, 2020 // 0 Comments

Oct. Unemployment Rates Rise from a Year Ago

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors In October, estimated not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates increased nationally and in 34 states, fell in 13 BEX

December 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

ABC’s 2020 Construction Economic Forecast

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors Associated Builders and Contractors Chief Economist Anirban Basu forecasts continued momentum for the construction sector next BEX

December 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

Construction Industry Healthy Heading into 2020

Source: Marcum LLP The Marcum Commercial Construction Index for the third quarter of 2019 finds the industry in overall good health as 2020 approaches, despite some causes BEX

December 3, 2019 // 0 Comments

Construction Contractors Less Confident in Sept.

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors Leaders of the U.S. construction industry remained confident through September 2019 regarding near-term prospects for sales, BEX

November 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

Construction Input Prices Unchanged in October

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors Construction input prices remained unchanged on a monthly basis in October but are down 2.2 percent year-over-year, according to BEX

November 19, 2019 // 0 Comments

ABC’s Construction Backlog Rebounds in Aug.

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors Associated Builders and Contractors reported that its Construction Backlog Indicator climbed to nine months in August 2019, up 0.5 BEX

October 28, 2019 // 0 Comments

Construction Contractors Less Confident in July

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors U.S. construction industry leaders’ confidence diminished somewhat in July 2019, yet they remain optimistic regarding BEX

September 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

Construction Input Prices Rebound in July

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors Construction input prices expanded 0.8 percent in July but are down 0.6 percent year-over-year, according to an Associated BEX

August 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

June Unemployment Rates Down in 40 States

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors In June, estimated not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 40 states and increased in 10 on BEX

August 2, 2019 // 0 Comments

ABC: Nonresidential Spending Up Slightly in Oct.

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors National nonresidential spending increased 0.1 percent in October, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of BEX

December 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

Construction Labor Market Still Jumps

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange Three recent reports show the economy is buzzing right along, but more frequent concerns are being expressed. The first, a BEX

June 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

Nonres. Const. Employment Ends 2017 Up

Source Associated Builders and Contractors The nonresidential construction sector added 11,800 net new jobs in December, representing nearly 10 percent of the nation’s jobs BEX

January 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

Const. Spending Rises in October; Flat YoY

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors Nonresidential construction spending rose 2.1 percent in October, totaling $717.6B on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to an BEX

December 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

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