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U.S. construction spending ticks up 0.1% in May despite dip in home building

U.S. construction spending ticks up 0.1% in May despite...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2014

Construction spending in the U.S. saw a slight increase in May and for the second straight month the gains are ...

Despite slow start to 2014 and concerns, top construction economists forecast growth in spending and jobs

Despite slow start to 2014 and concerns, top...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 17, 2014

The outlook from respected economists in the construction industry continues to be mixed as all the elements for growth are ...

Construction expected to grow 8% this year with “groundhog”-like growth from nonresidential

Construction expected to grow 8% this year with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 27, 2014

Construction industry consultant FMI has released what it calls a "cautiously optimistic" outlook for the industry in 2014 in its ...

FMI nonresidential construction index reaches highest score to date

FMI nonresidential construction index reaches highest...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 20, 2014

FMI’s first quarter Nonresidential Construction Index came in at 64.9 points, showing a 7.5 point increase from the fourth quarter ...

Slumping productivity, political football drive down Q4 Nonresidential Construction Index

Slumping productivity, political football drive down Q4...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 04, 2013

For the first time in five months, two of which brought its highest marks ever, FMI's Nonresidential Construction Index (NRCI) ...

Construction spending up 0.6% in July to highest mark since June 2009

Construction spending up 0.6% in July to highest mark...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 03, 2013

Construction spending in the U.S. rose 0.6 percent in July despite more decreases in government spending, according to preliminary data ...

Nonresidential construction index indicates gradual improvement, notes concerns with sequester, labor shortage

Nonresidential construction index indicates gradual...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 30, 2013

The FMI Nonresidential Construction Index has reached the highest mark since its inception in the first quarter of 2009. Released ...

Contractors, equipment dealers optimistic about construction activity, rental fleet  growth

Contractors, equipment dealers optimistic about...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 11, 2013

The latest round of the Wells Fargo Equipment Finance Construction Optimism Quotient registered at a 106, indicating that contractors and ...

Construction spending hits highest mark in 3 years

Construction spending hits highest mark in 3 years

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 03, 2012

Construction spending increased by 9.6 percent in the year between October 2011 and October 2012, to a 37-month high of ...

Nonresidential construction up in fourth quarter

Nonresidential construction up in fourth quarter

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 19, 2012

FMI's Nonresidential Construction Index hit 55.5 in the fourth quarter, an increase of less than one point from the third ...

Nonresidential construction spending falls 1.6 percent...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 21, 2012

Total nonresidential construction spending fell 1.6 percent in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $555.4 billion, according to ...

PCA ups forecast, predicts 3.7% increase in 2012

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 30, 2012

Stronger than expected job creation and the beginning of a construction industry recovery means gains in real construction spending will ...

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