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Construction materials prices dip on monthly, yearly basis

September 23, 2016
Nonresidential construction input prices and overall input prices fell in August, as energy prices retrenched, according to an analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Producer Price Index by Associated Builders and Contractors. Read More

Construction industry loses 25,000 jobs since April

September 9, 2016
The U.S. construction industry lost 6,000 net jobs in August, according to an analysis of data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read More

Annual nonresidential spending falls for 1st time since 2013

August 19, 2016
Nonresidential construction spending dipped 1 percent from May to June and has now contracted for three consecutive months, according to an analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. Read More

Construction input prices continue their ascent

July 22, 2016
Construction input prices expanded in June, rising 1.1 percent on a monthly basis, according to an analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Producer Price Index. Read More

Nonresidential construction spending drops to yearly low

July 8, 2016
Nonresidential construction spending dipped 1.3 percent from April to May, according to analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. Read More

Price upswing continues for third straight month

June 24, 2016
Construction input prices expanded by 0.7 percent in May and have now expanded for three consecutive months, according to an analysis of the recently released Bureau of Labor Statistics Producer Price Index. Read More

Nonresidential spending struggles to gain momentum

June 17, 2016
Nonresidential construction spending fell 2.1 percent in April, according to analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data released this month. Read More

Monthly unemployment plunges even as homebuilding growth slows

June 3, 2016
The U.S. construction industry added just 1,000 net new jobs in April, according to figures released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read More

Monthly material prices rise but remain historically low

May 20, 2016
Construction input prices expanded on a monthly basis for the second consecutive month in April, increasing by 0.5 percent, according to an analysis of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Producer Price Index. Read More

Nonresidential construction spending slips a bit

May 6, 2016
Nonresidential construction spending fell 0.4 percent on a monthly basis in March, according to an analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data, but it was up 8.3 percent on a year-over-year basis to $695.7 billion. Read More