Items Tagged with 'construction'
In May, not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates were down in 24 states on a year-over-year basis, according to analysis released by Associated Builders and Contractors. Read More
Construction input prices remained unchanged in May, ending five consecutive months of price expansion, according to analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data by Associated Builders and Contractors. Read More
Nonresidential construction spending fell 1.7 percent in April, totaling $696.3 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized basis, according to analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data by Associated Builders and Contractors. Read More
April not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates were down in 22 states and unchanged in two (Arkansas and California) on a year-over-year basis, according to analysis released by Associated Builders and Contractors. Read More
The U.S. economy’s performance slowed in the first quarter of 2017, but nonresidential fixed investment expanded at an impressive 9.4 percent seasonally adjusted annual rate, according to analysis of U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis data. Read More
A recent string of news articles has focused on the shortage of skilled trades in the construction industry, most recently in the GRBJ with Mr. Lou Glazer, president of Michigan Future Inc., making the case that supply and demand economics still applies to the construction trades in the March 27 guest column, “Low wages causing skilled trade shortages?” Read More
National construction employment surged in February, as the industry added 58,000 seasonally adjusted net new jobs, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Read More