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Construction Input Prices Tick Higher in June, Crude Petroleum Prices Rebound, ABC Says

Construction Input Prices Tick Higher in June, Crude Petroleum Prices Rebound, ABC Says

Construction input prices rose 0.2 percent in June, according to an analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data released by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). This…

Despite Lofty Backlog, Nonresidential Construction Spending Remains Stagnant in May, Says ABC

Despite Lofty Backlog, Nonresidential Construction Spending Remains Stagnant in May, Says ABC

Nonresidential construction spending expanded by 0.3 percent on both a monthly and yearly basis in May and stands at $714.3 billion on a seasonally adjusted…

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Rebounds in 2017

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Rebounds in 2017

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today reported that its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) rose to 9 months during the first quarter of 2017, up 8.1…

ABC Hails Florida Legislation That Encourages Competition in Bidding on Public Construction Projects

ABC Hails Florida Legislation That Encourages Competition in Bidding on Public Construction Projects

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recently applauded Gov. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) for signing legislation into law that will promote open competition in the procurement of…

Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls in 13 of 16 Segments in April, ABC Says

Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls in 13 of 16 Segments in April, ABC Says

Nonresidential construction spending fell 1.7 percent in April 2017, totaling $696.3 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized basis, according to analysis of U.S. Census Bureau…

Jobs Report Offers Reasons for Hope and Concern for Construction Industry, ABC Says

Jobs Report Offers Reasons for Hope and Concern for Construction Industry, ABC Says

National construction employment added 11,000 net new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in May according to analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data…

Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 22 States, ABC Says

Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 22 States, ABC Says

April not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates were down in 22 states and unchanged in two (Arkansas and California) on a year-over-year basis, according…

Construction Job Growth Led by Nonresidential Sector, But Remains Tepid, ABC Says

Construction Job Growth Led by Nonresidential Sector, But Remains Tepid, ABC Says

National construction employment remained largely unchanged for the second consecutive month, adding 5,000 net new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in April, according to…

Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 27 States, ABC Says

Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 27 States, ABC Says

March not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates were down in nationally and in 27 states and unchanged in two on a year-over-year basis, according…

Nonresidential Construction a Bright Spot in Disappointing Jobs Report, ABC Says

Nonresidential Construction a Bright Spot in Disappointing Jobs Report, ABC Says

National construction employment remained largely unchanged in March, adding 6,000 net new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to analysis of U.S. Bureau of…

Construction Input Prices Moderate in March, Energy Prices Down, Says ABC

Construction Input Prices Moderate in March, Energy Prices Down, Says ABC

Construction input prices rose for the fourth consecutive month in March, increasing by 0.3 percent on a monthly basis and 4.4 percent on a yearly…