The pace of decline during December accelerated from November.
Eight leading construction industry economists forecast a slowdown this year for the nonresidential building industry, with the hotel and amusement/recreation sectors taking the biggest hit, according to AIA's latest Consensus Construction Forecast. Photo: Juan Cruz Palacio via Pexels
Healthcare and public safety are the only nonresidential construction sectors that will see gro...read more
U.S. construction activity is expected to bounce back in 2021, after a slowdown in 2020 due to...read more
Construction costs rose marginally in the latest quarterly tracked by the consultancy Rider Levett Bucknall. Image credit: RLB
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Gains are likely temporary as new industry survey finds widespread pessimism for 2021.
New industry outlook finds most contractors expect demand for many categories of construction t...read more
Dwindling list of project starts forces contractors to lay off workers.
Many commercial projects languish, even while homebuilding soars.
Sales completions at end of Q3 were down over 41 percent from the same period a year ago.
Measure’s modest amount of funding for infrastructure projects and clarification that PPP loans...read more
New York and Vermont record worst February-November losses, Virginia has largest pickup.
The pace of decline during November accelerated from October, posting an Architecture Billings...read more
Last September, Katerra, which specializes in modular solutions, launched its high-performance Kova Windows line, produced in its Tracy, Calif., facility. JLL found that the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t had much impact on the industry’s adoption of modular construction. Image: Katerra
A new JLL report assesses which tech options got a pandemic “boost.”
Project cancellations, looming PPP tax bill will undercut future job gains.
Widespread project postponements and cancellations force layoffs.
Eliminates requirement for a Passive House consultant and attendant modeling.
Residential construction expands as many commercial projects languish.
International Code Council and FLASH celebrate the most comprehensive study conducted around ha...read more
This news comes even after 36 states added construction jobs in October.
The pace of decline during October remained at about the same level as in September.
New study outlines how building product manufacturers can best support architects in climate ac...read more
Incoming president and congress should focus on enacting measures to rebuild infrastructure and...read more
A growing number of project cancellations risks undermining future industry job gains.
Association officials warn that demand for nonresidential construction will slide further witho...read more
Among the sixteen nonresidential subcategories, thirteen were down on a monthly basis.
DelWebb at North Ranch, an age-qualified community in North Las Vegas with homes starting from the low $300s. Access to resort living is relatively rare for older adults, according to a new paper on livability that also finds Americans over the age of 55 are underrepresented in communities that are safe, affordable and allow for aging in place. Image: DelWebb
The Joint Center for Housing Studies and AARP’s Public Policy Institute connect livability with...read more
Construction employment declined in most metros in latest 12 months.
BD+C editors speak with experts from AGC, Charles Pankow Foundation, and Silva Consultants on t...read more