August report suggests greatest weakness in design activity in several years.
Backlog in the heavy industrial category increased by 2.3 months and now stands at its highest le...read more
FMI's newest report is forecasting a big jump in construction spending for so-called megaprojects that reflect an intensifying global urbanization. Image: FMI
A new FMI report anticipates that megaprojects will account for one-fifth of annual construction...read more
Compensation for architects increased, in average, about 12% nationally from early 2017 to early 2019. Charts: AIA Compensation Report
The latest AIA report breaks down its survey data by 44 positions and 28 metros.
Profession must double down on efforts to meet 2030 targets.
New data show how different aspects of the apartment industry positively impact national, state a...read more
Construction spending declined 0.3% in July, totaling $776 billion on a seasonally adjusted annua...read more
The vast majority of construction firms responding to a new survey about employee availability is finding it harder than ever to find and hire hourly craft workers. Image: AGC-Autodesk
A new AGC-Autodesk survey finds more companies turning to technology to support their jobsites....
Decline in new design contracts suggests volatility in design activity to persist.
Year-over-year growth tops 3% for 13th month. Will the economy stifle momentum?
Infographics and image courtesy Bradley Corporation
The findings are part of Bradley Corporation’s Healthy Hand Washing Survey.
Emerging weakness in business investment has been hinting at softening outlays.
Average asking rental rate posts 4.2% annual growth.
Among the 16 nonresidential construction spending categories tracked by the Census Bureau, seven...read more
The growth spurt continued even as business investment declined for the first time since 2016....
AIA’s latest Consensus Construction Forecast predicts growth.
Construction spending keeps rising, due in part to labor costs attendant to the ongoing shortage of skilled workers. Image: Pixabay
Labor availability is a big factor in that inflation, according to Rider Levett Bucknall report....
Contractors were slightly less upbeat regarding profit margins and staffing levels compared to Ap...read more
Project inquiry gains hit a 10-year low.
The Construction Backlog Indicator expanded to 8.9 months in May 2019.
Photo by Pixabay
Using RSMeans data from Gordian, here are the most recent costs per square foot for K-12 school b...read more
This is the first time in nearly three years that input prices have fallen on a year-over-year ba...read more
Among the 16 nonresidential construction spending categories tracked by the Census Bureau, five e...read more
With a total of 1,302 projects worth $524.6 billion, California has both the largest number and v...read more
AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for May showed a small increase in design services...read more
New data from NCARB reveals that the number of architects continues to increase.
Among the 11 subcategories, six saw prices fall last month, with the largest decreases in natural...read more
Photo: courtesy Pexels
Among the 16 sectors tracked by the U.S. Census Bureau, nine experienced an increase in monthly s...read more
Market has experienced no change in office vacancy rates in three quarters.
Demand for work is outpacing the supply of workers.