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ABC’s Construction Confidence Index Surges in Q1

Despite ongoing concerns regarding labor force availability and rising interest rates, and emerging concerns regarding tariffs and construction materials prices, construction contractors emerged from the... »

ABC’s Construction Backlog Indicator Remains Elevated in First Quarter of 2018

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) reports that its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) contracted to 8.8 months during the first quarter of 2018, down 9 percent... »

Architecture Firm Billings Strengthen in May

Architecture firm billings grew in May, marking the eighth consecutive month of solid growth, according to a new report today from The American Institute of... »

Nonresidential Construction Remains Unchanged in April, Says ABC

Nonresidential construction spending remained unchanged in April on a monthly basis, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data... »

April Construction Unemployment Rates Down Year Over Year in 19 States, Says ABC

Estimated April construction unemployment rates fell in 19 states on a year-over-year basis, were unchanged in four states and rose in 27 states, according to... »

Architecture Firm Billings Strengthen in April

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is reporting that architecture firm billings rose for the seventh consecutive month, with the pace of growth in April... »

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