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America’s fastest-growing cities: San Antonio, Phoenix lead population growth

San Antonio, Texas, tops the list with the largest population gain with an increase of over 24,200 people, an average of 66 people per day between 2016 and 2017. Photo: Pixabay

May 29, 2018 | U.S. Census Bureau

San Antonio added 24,208 people between July 2016 and July 2017, according to U.S. Census Bureau...

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AIA’s Kermit Baker: Five signs of an impending upturn in construction spending

The estimate of total losses in 2017 from major natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey are at $306 billion, which shattered the previous record of $215 billion. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. 

January 30, 2018 | Kermit Baker, Hon. AIA, Chief Economist, AIA

Tax reform implications and rebuilding from natural disasters are among the reasons AIA’s Chief E...

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AIA Consensus Forecast: 4.0% growth for nonresidential construction spending in 2018

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January 30, 2018 | AIA

The commercial office and retail sectors will lead the way in 2018, with a strong bounce back for...

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January 29, 2018 | ABC

The economy expanded at an annual rate of 2.6% during the fourth quarter of 2017.

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January 25, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Over the past 10 years, the number of renters has increased by 23 million.

January 12, 2018 | ABC

Energy prices have been more volatile lately.

January 04, 2018 | ABC

Despite the month-over-month expansion, nonresidential spending fell 1.3 percent from November 20...

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December 14, 2017 | ABC

There are risks to the 2018 outlook as a number of potential cost increases could come into play....

Global hotel construction pipeline is growing

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December 11, 2017 | Lodging Econometrics

The Total Pipeline stands at 12,427 Projects/2,084,940 Rooms.

December 11, 2017 | ABC

CBI is a leading economic indicator that reflects the amount of construction work under contract,...

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December 07, 2017 | ABC

Despite rising construction labor and materials costs, 55% of contractors expect their profit mar...

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2018 outlook: Economists point to slowdown, AEC professionals say ‘no way’

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November 28, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Multifamily housing and senior living developments head the list of the hottest sectors heading i...

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November 27, 2017 | ABC

Thirty-seven states benefited from the rise in construction activity in their state, while 13 sta...

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November 15, 2017 | AIA

Business conditions remain uneven across regions.

November 14, 2017 | COnstructConnect

ConstructConnect’s quarterly report shows the most significant annual growth in the civil enginee...

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November 03, 2017 | Dodge Data & Analytics

Dodge Outlook Report predicts deceleration but still growth, reflecting a mixed pattern by projec...

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November 02, 2017 | ABC

Nonresidential construction spending is down 2.9% on a year-over-year basis.

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October 19, 2017 | AIA

Business conditions easing in the West.

October 03, 2017 | ABC

Spending on nonresidential construction services is still down on a YOY basis.

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September 21, 2017 | AIA

Design services remain in high demand across all regions and in all major sectors.

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September 19, 2017 | USG Corporation

Hurricane recovery efforts expected to heighten concerns about labor scarcities in the south, whe...

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September 15, 2017 | ApartmentData.com

As of Sept. 14, 166 properties reported damage to 8,956 units, about 1.4% of the total supply of...

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September 08, 2017 | CTBUH

When it comes to the tallest skyscrapers in the world, the vertical commute in the building becom...

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Complimentary, building-wide WiFi is more or less a given for marketing purposes in the multifamily arena.

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September 05, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

Complimentary, building-wide WiFi is more or less a given for marketing purposes in the multifami...

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September 05, 2017 | ABC

Weakness in spending was widespread.

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August 29, 2017 | JLL

JLL’s latest construction report shows stability ahead with tech and innovation leading the way....

American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2017 Compensation Report.

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August 21, 2017 | AIA

AIA’s latest compensation report finds average compensation for staff positions up 2.8% from earl...

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August 17, 2017 | Marcum Construction

Spending in all 12 of the remaining nonresidential construction subsectors retreated on both an a...

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August 11, 2017 | NCARB

On average, becoming an architect takes 12.5 years—from the time a student enrolls in school to t...

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August 04, 2017 | ConstructConnect

ConstructConnect’s quarterly report shows courthouses and sports stadiums to end 2017 with a flou...

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