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…

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Falls in April, Contractor Confidence Rebounds from Historic Lows

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Falls in April, Contractor Confidence Rebounds from Historic Lows

Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that its Construction Backlog Indicator fell to 7.8 months in April, the series’ lowest reading since the third quarter…

Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls Slightly in March, Says ABC

Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls Slightly in March, Says ABC

National nonresidential construction spending fell 0.1% in March and is up 2.0% compared to the same time last year, according to an Associated Builders and…

U.S. Economy Falls 4.8% in 1st Quarter of 2020 Due to COVID-19, Says ABC

U.S. Economy Falls 4.8% in 1st Quarter of 2020 Due to COVID-19, Says ABC

The U.S. economy contracted at an annualized 4.8% rate during the first quarter of 2020 as a result of the ongoing global pandemic, according to…

Monthly Construction Input Prices Drop in March, Says ABC

Monthly Construction Input Prices Drop in March, Says ABC

Construction input prices fell 1% in March from the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’…

February Construction Unemployment Rates Down in 37 States Year Over Year, Says ABC

February Construction Unemployment Rates Down in 37 States Year Over Year, Says ABC

Estimated February not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 37 states, rose in 12 states and were unchanged in one state (Texas)…

February’s Construction Spending Decline Indicates What’s to Come, Says ABC

February’s Construction Spending Decline Indicates What’s to Come, Says ABC

National nonresidential construction spending fell 1.8% in February, but is up 2.5% compared to the same time last year, according to an Associated Builders and…

January Construction Unemployment Rates Down in 44 States Year Over Year, Says ABC

January Construction Unemployment Rates Down in 44 States Year Over Year, Says ABC

Estimated January not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 44 states, rose in four states and were unchanged in two states (Maine…

Construction Contractor Confidence Robust to Start 2020, Says ABC

Construction Contractor Confidence Robust to Start 2020, Says ABC

Confidence among U.S. construction industry leaders generally improved in January, consistent with the burgeoning momentum of the U.S. economy during the early weeks of 2020,…

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Rebounds in January

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Rebounds in January

Associated Builders and Contractors reported today that its Construction Backlog rose to 8.9 months in January 2020, a 5.9% increase from December’s reading. Backlog for…

Nonresidential Construction Spending Attains All-time High in January, Says ABC

Nonresidential Construction Spending Attains All-time High in January, Says ABC

National nonresidential construction spending increased by 1.6% in January and is up 5.1% on a year-ago basis, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis…