Construction Numbers Stagnant in Otherwise Positive October Jobs Report, Says ABC

Construction Numbers Stagnant in Otherwise Positive October Jobs Report, Says ABC

According to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the nation’s construction sector added 11,000 net…

Hurricane Impact Comes into View as 41 States See September Construction Unemployment Rate Improvement, Says ABC

Hurricane Impact Comes into View as 41 States See September Construction Unemployment Rate Improvement, Says ABC

The not seasonally adjusted (NSA) national construction unemployment rate was 4.7 percent in September, down 0.5 percent from a year ago and the second lowest…

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Returns to Earth in Second Quarter

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Returns to Earth in Second Quarter

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) reported its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) fell to 8.6 months during the second quarter of 2017, down 4.1 percent from…

Construction Input Price Growth Accelerates in September, Says ABC

Construction Input Price Growth Accelerates in September, Says ABC

Construction input prices rose yet again in September, according to an analysis by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of data released by the Bureau of…

Nonresidential Construction Adds Jobs Despite Disruptions, ABC Says

Nonresidential Construction Adds Jobs Despite Disruptions, ABC Says

The national construction industry added 8,000 net new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in September, according to an analysis by Associated Builders and Contractors…

Nonresidential Construction Spending Stabilizes in August, Says ABC

Nonresidential Construction Spending Stabilizes in August, Says ABC

Nonresidential construction spending expanded 0.5 percent in August, totaling $691.8 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized basis, according to an analysis of data from the…

Construction Input Price Growth Accelerates in August, Says ABC

Construction Input Price Growth Accelerates in August, Says ABC

Construction input prices rose 0.6 percent in August and are up 3.7 percent on a yearly basis, according to an analysis by Associated Builders and…

National Construction Unemployment Rate Ticks Up to 4.9 Percent in July

National Construction Unemployment Rate Ticks Up to 4.9 Percent in July

The national not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rate was 4.9 percent in July, up 0.4 percent from a year ago, but still the third…

Construction Input Prices Plod Higher, Energy Prices Down, Says ABC

Construction Input Prices Plod Higher, Energy Prices Down, Says ABC

Construction input prices increased 0.3 percent in July and are up 3 percent on a year-over-year basis, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)…

Nonresidential Construction Job Growth Softens in July, Says ABC

Nonresidential Construction Job Growth Softens in July, Says ABC

National construction employment growth remained tepid in July, with approximately 6,000 net new jobs added on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to an analysis by…

U.S. Economic Growth Accelerates in Second Quarter; Nonresidential Fixed Investment Maintains Momentum, Says ABC

U.S. Economic Growth Accelerates in Second Quarter; Nonresidential Fixed Investment Maintains Momentum, Says ABC

Real gross domestic product (GDP) expanded by 2.6 percent on a seasonally adjusted annualized basis during the year’s second quarter, according to Associated Builders and…