What you missed: Last week's top construction market news

AIA, Gilbane, DBIA, and USGBC released major reports last week. Here's a roundup of the latest market news for the nonresidential construction industry. 

August 20, 2013

AIA, Gilbane, DBIA, and USGBC released major reports last week. Here's a roundup of the latest market news for the nonresidential construction industry. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DESIGN-BUILD PROJECT DELIVERY HOLDS STEADY AT NEARLY 40% OF NONRESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION

About 80% of military work is now design-build. Over 40% of commercial and healthcare work, ditto. DBIA study. Read the report

 

 

NONRESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION FINALLY GAINING MOMENTUM: GILBANE SUMMER ECON REPORT

Growth predicted for second half of 2013 and into 2014. Availability of skilled workers and increasing materials prices will be an issue. Lenders still cautious. Read the report

 

 

SLUGGISH GAINS IN ARCHITECT COMPENSATION DUE TO WEAKNESS IN CONSTRUCTION SECTOR: AIA SURVEY

Average annual staff compensation increases from 2011 to 2013 were only a bit more than 1%. Bigger firms pay more in general. Read the report

 

 

USGBC JOINS FORCES WITH GREEN SPORTS ALLIANCE TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE VENUES

Pro and collegiate sports embracing LEED. 25 venues currently certified. Alliance includes more than 180 pro and collegiate sports teams and venues. Read the report

         
 

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