Construction Input Prices Inch Down in December, Up YOY Despite Low Inflation, ABC Says

Construction Input Prices Inch Down in December, Up YOY Despite Low Inflation, ABC Says

Overall construction input prices declined 0.1 percent in December, yet despite the lack of inflation for the month, prices are up 5 percent on a…

Northern Virginia Construction Exec Elected National Chair of ABC

Northern Virginia Construction Exec Elected National Chair of ABC

George R. Nash Jr., director of preconstruction for Branch & Associates in Herndon, Va., began his one-year term as chair of Associated Builders and Contractors…

Nonresidential Construction Employment Ends 2017 on a High Note, Says ABC

Nonresidential Construction Employment Ends 2017 on a High Note, Says ABC

The nonresidential construction sector added 11,800 net new jobs in December, representing nearly 10 percent of the nation’s jobs created during the month, according to…

Nonresidential Construction Spending Ticks Higher in November, Down Year-Over-Year, ABC Says

Nonresidential Construction Spending Ticks Higher in November, Down Year-Over-Year, ABC Says

Nonresidential construction spending expanded 0.6 percent in November, totaling $719.2 billion on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis…

Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 36 States as Nation Posts Lowest November Rate on Record, Says ABC

Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 36 States as Nation Posts Lowest November Rate on Record, Says ABC

The not seasonally adjusted (NSA) national construction unemployment rate was 5 percent in November, down 0.7 percent from a year ago and the lowest November…

ABC Chief Economist Predicts Stable 2018 Construction Economy

ABC Chief Economist Predicts Stable 2018 Construction Economy

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Chief Economist Anirban Basu predicts stability for the construction industry’s economy and expanding nonresidential construction spending in 2018. While construction…

Construction Backlog Surges, Sets Record in Third Quarter, ABC Says

Construction Backlog Surges, Sets Record in Third Quarter, ABC Says

Providing more evidence of a strengthening economy, Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) set a record as it expanded to 9.45 months…

November construction input prices expand; year-over-year inflation highest since 2011, ABC says

November construction input prices expand; year-over-year inflation highest since 2011, ABC says

Construction input prices expanded 0.7 percent in November and rose 5.6 percent on a yearly basis, the largest increase since November 2011, according to an…

Construction Jobs Numbers Rebound in November, Says ABC

Construction Jobs Numbers Rebound in November, Says ABC

The nation’s construction sector added 24,000 net new jobs in November, representing a 0.3 percent month-over-month increase, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)…

Construction Input Prices Flat in October; Year-over-Year Inflation Remains

Construction Input Prices Flat in October; Year-over-Year Inflation Remains

Construction input prices remained unchanged on a monthly basis in October, according to analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics released by Associated Builders and Contractors…

Construction Spending Rises in October, Flat Year-Over-Year, Says ABC

Construction Spending Rises in October, Flat Year-Over-Year, Says ABC

Nonresidential construction spending rose 2.1 percent in October, totaling $717.6 billion on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis…