ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Rebounds in August, Contractor Optimism Builds

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Rebounds in August, Contractor Optimism Builds

Associated Builders and Contractors recently reported that its Construction Backlog Indicator rebounded to 8.0 months in August, an increase of 0.2 months from July’s reading,…

Monthly Construction Input Prices Rise in August, Says ABC

Monthly Construction Input Prices Rise in August, Says ABC

Construction input prices expanded 0.6% in August over the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of the U.S. Bureau of Labor…

Construction Employment Continues to Recover in August, Says ABC

Construction Employment Continues to Recover in August, Says ABC

Construction industry employment expanded by 16,000 jobs on net in August, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released by the U.S….

Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls Again in July, Says ABC

Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls Again in July, Says ABC

National nonresidential construction spending fell 1.2% in July, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published by the U.S. Census Bureau. On…

ABC Launches Tech Alliance to Help Contractors Transform the Construction Process

ABC Launches Tech Alliance to Help Contractors Transform the Construction Process

Associated Builders and Contractors recently announced the launch of its inaugural Tech Alliance — a consortium of firms that create construction technology and innovative digital…

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Down in July, Contractor Optimism Falls

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Down in July, Contractor Optimism Falls

Associated Builders and Contractors recently reported that its Construction Backlog Indicator declined to 7.8 months in July, a decrease of 0.3 months from the June…

Nonresidential Construction Employment Falls in July Due to Project Cancellations and Postponements, Says ABC

Nonresidential Construction Employment Falls in July Due to Project Cancellations and Postponements, Says ABC

The construction industry added 20,000 jobs on net in July, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the U.S….

Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls Slightly in June, Says ABC

Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls Slightly in June, Says ABC

National nonresidential construction spending declined 0.2% in June, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published today by the U.S. Census Bureau….

Construction Output Drops Significantly Due to COVID-19, Says ABC

Construction Output Drops Significantly Due to COVID-19, Says ABC

The U.S. economy contracted at an annualized rate of 32.9% during the second quarter of 2020, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of…

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Up in June; Contractor Optimism Grows

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Up in June; Contractor Optimism Grows

Associated Builders and Contractors recently reported that its Construction Backlog Indicator rose to 8.1 months in June, an increase of 0.2 months from May’s reading….

Monthly Construction Input Prices Rise in June, Says ABC

Monthly Construction Input Prices Rise in June, Says ABC

Construction input prices rose 2.2% in June, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data….

Associated Builders and Contractors Trade Organization Cancels Nashville Convention 2020

Associated Builders and Contractors Trade Organization Cancels Nashville Convention 2020

Associated Builders and Contractors recently announced the cancellation of ABC Convention 2020, which was scheduled for Aug. 17-19 in Nashville, Tennessee. The event, which includes…

Nonresidential Construction Has Recovered 56% of Jobs Lost Since March Employment Report, Says ABC

Nonresidential Construction Has Recovered 56% of Jobs Lost Since March Employment Report, Says ABC

The construction industry added 158,000 jobs on net in June, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released by the U.S. Bureau…

Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls Modestly in May, Says ABC

Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls Modestly in May, Says ABC

National nonresidential construction spending declined 0.9% in May, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published by the U.S. Census Bureau. On…

Construction Input Prices Rise in May, Says ABC

Construction Input Prices Rise in May, Says ABC

Construction input prices rose 0.8% in May compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor…

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Inches Higher in May; Contractor Confidence Continues to Rebound

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Inches Higher in May; Contractor Confidence Continues to Rebound

Associated Builders and Contractors recently reported that its Construction Backlog Indicator rose to 7.9 months in May, an increase of less than 0.1 months from…

Construction Employment Sees Record Rebound in May, Says ABC

Construction Employment Sees Record Rebound in May, Says ABC

The construction industry added 464,000 net new jobs in May, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released by the U.S. Bureau…

Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls in April, Says ABC

Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls in April, Says ABC

National nonresidential construction spending decreased by 1.8% in April, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data recently published by the U.S. Census…

ABC Report: Safety Best Practices Can Make Construction Companies 827% Safer

ABC Report: Safety Best Practices Can Make Construction Companies 827% Safer

Associated Builders and Contractors today released its 2020 Safety Performance Report, an annual assessment that furthers the construction industry’s understanding of how to achieve world-class…

Drop in April Construction Input Prices Could Help Stabilize Nonresidential Construction Sector, Says ABC

Drop in April Construction Input Prices Could Help Stabilize Nonresidential Construction Sector, Says ABC

Construction input prices fell 4.4% in April from the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics…