Tag: Associated Builders and Contractors

Nonresidential Construction Spending Decreases 0.5% in April, Says ABC

WASHINGTON—National nonresidential construction spending declined 0.5% in April, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published today by the U.S. Census Bureau. On...

Monthly Construction Input Prices Rise 1.3% in April, Says ABC

WASHINGTON—Construction input prices increased 1.3% in April compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics...

Construction Employment Unchanged in April, Says ABC

WASHINGTON—Construction industry employment remained unchanged in April, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics....

Construction Contractors Confidence Strong in February, Says ABC

Washington — Construction industry leaders remained confident regarding nonresidential construction prospects in February 2019, according to the latest Construction Confidence Index released by Associated Builders...

Construction Input Prices Increase for the Second Straight Month

Construction input prices rose 1.7% in March on a monthly basis, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. On a year-over-year basis, construction input prices are up 2.5%.

ABC: Nonresidential Spending Expands Again in February

According to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data, national nonresidential construction spending rose 1.2 percent in February. Seasonally adjusted nonresidential spending totaled $773.8 billion, a 4.8 percent increase over the same time last year.

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Declines Sharply in January 2019

Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC’s) Construction Backlog Indicator contracted to 8.1 months during January 2019, down 0.8 months or 9.3 percent compared to the fourth quarter 2018 reading of 8.9 months.

Construction Input Prices Rise for First Time Since October

According to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, construction input prices rose 0.9 percent monthly in February and 1.8 percent in the past 12 months.

Jobs Decline in Construction Sector for the First Time in More Than Two Years

According to an analysis by the Associated Builders and Contractors of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, the construction industry lost 31,000 net new jobs in February.

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