November 02, 2016 | ABC
The government revised the August nonresidential construction spending estimate from $686.6 billi... read more
October 31, 2016 | ABC
The acceleration in real GDP growth was driven by a combination of factors, including an upturn i... read more
October 28, 2016 | Rider Levett Bucknall
Rider Levett Bucknall’s Third Quarter 2016 USA Construction Cost Report puts the complete spectru... read more
Photo courtesy of Ari Burling via HOK.
October 25, 2016 | HOK/CoreNet Global
“Although coworking space makes up less than one percent of the world’s office space, it represen... read more
October 24, 2016 | Dodge Data & Analytics
Dodge Outlook Report predicts moderate growth for most project types – single family housing, com... read more
October 21, 2016 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff
Two firms stand well above the others when it comes to the number of tall buildings they have des... read more
October 19, 2016 | AIA
“This recent backslide should act as a warning signal,” said AIA Chief Economist, Kermit Baker....
October 11, 2016 | AIA
Growing profitability at architecture firms has led to reinvestment and expansion
October 04, 2016 | ABC
Public sector spending is declining faster than the private sector.
October 03, 2016 | Structure Tone
Climate change, resilience and wellness are also growing concerns.
September 27, 2016 | Sterling Risk Advisors
Nearly half (45%) of those polled say election year uncertainty has a negative effect on risk per... read more
September 22, 2016 | AIA
Business conditions are slumping in the Northeast.
September 20, 2016 | ABC
While a handful of commercial construction segments continue to be associated with expanding volu... read more
September 02, 2016 | ABC
Nonresidential construction spending has been suppressed over the last year or so with the primar... read more
September 01, 2016 | CannonDesign
CannonDesign releases infographic to better help universities obtain more R&D funding.
A 250-unit, 12-story, transit-oriented apartment building, developed by Lincoln Property Co., is expected to begin construction at Harlem Avenue and South Boulevard in Chicago late this year or early 2017. Lincoln is one of 32 contributors to the NHMC Research Foundation, a new research entity whose goal is to provide better and more detailed data on the multifamily housing sector. Image: Oak Park Economic Development Corp./Chicago Tribune
August 17, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
The list of leading developers, owners, and property managers that are funding the NMHC Research... read more
The Saratoga (N.Y.) Casino hotel, which opened in early July, is one of several new hospitality facilities that have opened in Saratoga County in the past two years. Image: John Carl D’Annibale/Albany Times-Union
August 17, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
But concerns about overbuilding persist.
Photo: © Jeremy Atherton, 2006
August 16, 2016 | ABC and BD+C Staff
The Chief Economists for ABC, AIA, and NAHB all see the construction industry continuing to expan... read more
Tate at Tanglewood, a 417-unit apartment complex under construction in Houston's Uptown/Galleria submarket. Houston is leading the nation's 50 largest metros in apartment construction. Deliveries in those markets is expected to expand by 50% over 2015. Image: Tate at Tanglewood/ZRS Management
August 12, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Texas is leading this multifamily construction boom, according to latest RENTCafé estimates.
Construction on the campus of the New England Institute of Technology in Kent, Rhode Island, in June 2016. Photo: Rick Payette/Creative Commons.
July 29, 2016 | ABC
Nonresidential fixed investment fell for a third consecutive quarter, as indicated by Bureau of E... read more
Acumen Development Partners recently broke ground on the first tri-branded Marriott Hotel. The 470-room, $137 million project, adjacent to the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn., is scheduled to be completed in 2018. Spending on hotel construction nationwide, which has boomed of late, is expected to level off in 2017, according to AIA's latest Consensus Forecast Panel. Image: Acumen Development Partners
July 26, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
But several factors could make the industry downshift.
Construction in Philadelphia in the summer of 2016. Photo: Alexis Lewis/Creative Commons.
July 20, 2016 | AIA
The June ABI score was down from May, but the figure was positive for the fifth consecutive month... read more
Room available through Airbnb. Photo: Geremy F/Creative Commons
July 07, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor
Allegedly removing thousands of housing units from market, driving up rents.
Construction in Miami. Photo: Phillip Pessar/Creative Commons.
July 06, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor
The private and public sectors have a combined estimated seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.14... read more
Cranes are springing up all over downtown Seattle, where 65 buildings are currently under construction. Image: Downtown Seattle Association
July 06, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Development investment is twice what it was five years ago.
July 05, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Latest survey by RENTCafé tracks size changes in 95 metros.
The $46 million Charlotte Park Apartments project, part of the 295-acre Hitachi master-planned community in San Jose, Calif., features 200 affordable apartments built by ROEM Buillders, Inc. In its latest “State of the Nation's Housing Market” report, the Joint Center for Housing Studies laments that projects like this one, for moderate- and low-income renters, are fewer and farther between. Image: ROEM Builders
June 22, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
The Joint Center for Housing Studies’ latest disection of America’s housing market finds moderate... read more
The chart above shows year-over-year (Q1 2016 v. Q1 2015) changes in regional construction backlogs. Most contractors are satisfied with the amount of work they have currently. But bigger firms with more robust workforces can expand their backlogs. Image: Associated Builders and Contractors
June 21, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Large companies that can attract talent are better able to commit to more work, according to a na... read more
Robots producing a Tesla electric vehicle. Transwestern's latest report found that robot usage is becoming more prevalent and that auto sales are continuing at a record pace. Photo: Steve Jurvetson/Creative Commons
June 14, 2016 | Transwestern
A new report from commercial real estate firm Transwestern indicates steady progress for the U.S.... read more
June 07, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
The good news: the length and value of disputes in the U.S. fell last year, according to latest A... read more