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Construction spending up in March with jump in apartment starts

Construction spending up in March with jump in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 02, 2016

Mainly due to gains in multi-family residential building, U.S. construction spending rose 0.3 percent in March to a seasonally adjusted ...

Construction spending falls 0.5% in Feb. despite residential gains

Construction spending falls 0.5% in Feb. despite...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 05, 2016

Losses in nonresidential construction wiped out gains from homebuilding as total U.S. construction spending fell 0.5 percent in February. Total spending ...

Construction spending jumps 1.5% in January on nonresidential gains

Construction spending jumps 1.5% in January on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 02, 2016

U.S. construction spending jumped 1.5 percent in January over an already 8-year high reached in December. Total spending rose to $1.14 ...

With oil prices plummeting, Obama says now is time to raise gas tax

With oil prices plummeting, Obama says now is time to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 09, 2016

Gas prices are continuing to drop to historic lows, and there's really no sign the trend will reverse any time ...

Construction spending jumps 10% to 8-year high in 2015

Construction spending jumps 10% to 8-year high in 2015

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 02, 2016

Gains in homebuilding edged out losses in nonresidential spending, propelling total U.S. construction spending to an eight-year high in December. Total spending ...

Why an error in the Commerce Department’s construction spending calculation is actually good news

Why an error in the Commerce Department’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 05, 2016

The Commerce Department has announced a revision to 10 years worth of construction spending estimates, correcting a calculation error that will ...

Construction spending falls 0.4% in November

Construction spending falls 0.4% in November

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 04, 2016

Despite continued increases in single-family homebuilding, total construction spending in November dipped 0.4 percent to $1.122 trillion. Spending remains 10.5 percent ...

Continued homebuilding gains boost construction spending 0.6% in September

Continued homebuilding gains boost construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 03, 2015

Sizable gains in homebuilding again led to an increase in total U.S. construction spending in September. Construction spending increased 0.6 percent ...

Economists hail construction as strongest sector of U.S. economy

Economists hail construction as strongest sector of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 16, 2015

With construction spending at a 7-year high, single-family home starts up 19 percent year over year, and hiring at pre-recession ...

Construction spending rises 0.7% in July to 7-year high

Construction spending rises 0.7% in July to 7-year high

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 01, 2015

Construction spending in the U.S. reached its highest mark in seven years in July thanks to major increases from single-family homes and ...

Construction spending inches up 0.1% in June

Construction spending inches up 0.1% in June

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 04, 2015

With no change to nonresidential spending, total construction spending in the U.S. saw its smallest gain in five months, according ...

Alabama’s new building permit fee will fund statewide construction education and training

Alabama’s new building permit fee will fund...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 07, 2015

Though the construction industry's rebound is in full effect with spending at a nearly 7-year high and jobs at a ...

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