Items Tagged with 'construction'
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
Nonresidential construction surged in November, according to analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data released by Associated Builders and Contractors. Read More
Construction input prices experienced their most rapid monthly decline since February 2016 in November, falling 0.5 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read More