Trends

Backlogs Trending Lower

While several recent surveys show continuing confidence and optimism on the part of construction industry participants, backlog issues continue to advance. In its most recent announcement on the subject, Associated Builders and Contractors reported confidence

Trends

Input Prices Up Again in May

By Associated Builders and Contractors Construction input prices increased 4.6 percent in May compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index