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Contractor Optimism, Backlog Both Up

By Associated Builders and Contractors Associated Builders and Contractors has reported its Construction Backlog Indicator rebounded modestly to 7.3 months in December, an BEX

January 15, 2021 // 0 Comments

Nonresidential Construction Adds Jobs

By Associated Builders and Contractors  The construction industry added 51,000 net new jobs in December, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of BEX

January 12, 2021 // 0 Comments

Nonresidential Const. Spending Dipped in Sept.

National nonresidential construction spending fell 1.6 percent in September, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published by the U.S. BEX

November 6, 2020 // 0 Comments

Construction Employment Continues to Recover

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors  Construction industry employment expanded by 16,000 jobs on net in August, according to an Associated Builders and BEX

September 8, 2020 // 0 Comments

Construction Output Drops Significantly

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors  The U.S. economy contracted at an annualized rate of 32.9 percent during the second quarter of 2020, according to BEX

August 4, 2020 // 0 Comments

Input Prices Up in May

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors  Construction input prices rose 0.8 percent in May compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and BEX

June 16, 2020 // 0 Comments

ABC: Nonresidential Construction Spending Dips

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors  National nonresidential construction spending fell 0.1 percent in March and is up 2.0 percent compared to the same time last BEX

May 5, 2020 // 0 Comments

Construction Unemployment Rate Down Y-o-Y

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors  Estimated February not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 37 states, rose in 12 states BEX

April 10, 2020 // 0 Comments

Construction Employment Dropped in March

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors  Construction industry employment declined by 29,000 in March, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis BEX

April 7, 2020 // 0 Comments

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

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