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March 24, 2017 | BD+C Staff and WalletHub

Connecticut, Virginia, and Maryland are all in the top 10 most innovative states, but none of the...

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Construction spending outpaced the nation's GDP growth in 2016, according to JLL's latest construction outlook. But spending remains uncertain this year, as the industry waits to see whether new policies on labor and trade emerge from the new administration. Image: Pixabay

March 22, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Impacts on labor and materials costs at issue, according to latest JLL report. 

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March 22, 2017 | AIA

Business conditions projected to solidify moving into the spring and summer.

March 15, 2017 | ABC

Contractors in each segment surveyed all saw lower backlog during the fourth quarter, with firms...

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February 28, 2017 | Leopardo Companies

The pace of growth was slower than in 2015, however.

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February 23, 2017 | AIA

Despite minor slowdown in overall billings, commercial/ industrial and institutional sectors post...

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Hospitals’ energy costs per square foot (red boxes) have fluctuated greatly since 1999. Energy use intensity (Btu/sf/year) and energy costs (ft2/year) fell slightly in 2015. Chart ©2016 Grumman/Butkus Associates.

February 16, 2017 | Grumman/Butkus Associates

Report examines electricity, fossil fuel, water/sewer, and carbon footprint.

February 01, 2017 | AIA

Nonresidential spending decreased from $713.1 billion in November to $708.2 billion in December....

AIA is positive about spending growth for nonresidential building over the next two years, but notes this sector might be at the tail end of the current construction cycle. Image: Unsplash via Pixabay

January 31, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Expects another double-digit growth year for office construction, but a more modest uptick for he...

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January 23, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

This marks the third consecutive record-breaking year for building completions over 200 meters....

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January 18, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Seven of the 10 executives in the sector surveyed in the report said their company fell victim to...

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January 18, 2017 | AIA

Architecture firms close 2016 with the strongest performance of the year.

January 12, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

However, many firms remain worried about the availability of qualified workers.

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January 09, 2017 | American Council of Engineering Companies

The boost in firm leader optimism extends across almost the entire engineering marketplace.

January 05, 2017 | ABC

Many construction firms have reported that they remain busy but have become concerned that work c...

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December 21, 2016 | AIA

New design contracts also return to positive levels, signifying future growth in construction act...

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The numbers of older homeowners are rising rapidly, according to the latest analysis of this cohort by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University, which notes that an aging population presents several challenges to the housing sector in terms of costs and amenities. Image: JCHS

December 21, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

New Joint Center report projects 66% increase in senior heads of households by 2035.

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December 13, 2016 | ABC

“The U.S. economy continues to expand amid a weak global economy and, despite risks to the constr...

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December 02, 2016 | ABC

Nonresidential spending is now 2.6 percent higher than at the same time one year ago.

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November 30, 2016 | Marcum LLP

Overall nonresidential construction spending in September totaled $690.5 billion, down a slight 0...

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November 30, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

It’s all about technology and convenience when it comes to the things millennial renters value mo...

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November 29, 2016 | AIA

A national survey finds strong support for essential community buildings.

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November 28, 2016 | ABC

ABC releases state rankings on policies affecting construction industry.

Next month, the five-story 3435 Main Street in Kansas City, Mo., this city's first factory-built apartment building, will be ready for delivery. (Its 100 modules were produced at Champion Home Builders' factory in Nebraska). Nationally, the market researcher Axiometrics expects apartment deliveries to soar through mid 2017, and then start to recede through 2018. Image: Courtesy MAC Properties

November 28, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

New York is projected to lead the nation next year, thanks to construction delays in 2016

The rate at which the industry is adding construction workers isn't keeping pace with its demand, according to JLL's latest industry outlook. Image: JLL Q3 2016 Construction Outlook

November 22, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Risk, labor, and technology are impacting what gets built.

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November 17, 2016 | AIA

Decline in new design contracts suggests volatility in design activity to persist.

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November 11, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The relevance of brand recognition has always been debatable in the B2B universe. With notable ex...

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November 08, 2016 | Urban Land Institute

Austin was followed on the list by Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas and Portland, Ore.

November 02, 2016 | ABC

The government revised the August nonresidential construction spending estimate from $686.6 billi...

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October 31, 2016 | ABC

The acceleration in real GDP growth was driven by a combination of factors, including an upturn i...

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