Posts Tagged ‘ construction spending ’

Construction Spending Posts Biggest Increase Since 2006

Mar 4th, 2014

Total construction spending in January posted the steepest year-over-year increase since 2006, with growth in public construction as well as private residential and nonresidential spending, according to an analysis of new Census Bureau data by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). “Overall construction spending increased in January compared with both December and January 2013 [...]

Construction Spending Rises 0.6 Percent in July

Sep 5th, 2013

The nation’s builders were busy in July as construction spending increased 0.6 percent to $900.8 billion—the largest upswing in four years—according to the September 3 report by the U.S. Commerce Department. Nonresidential construction spending also rose 0.6 percent in July, but is down 0.8 percent compared to one year ago. Private nonresidential construction spending grew [...]

Construction Spending Hits Three-Year High in September

Nov 2nd, 2012

Construction spending rose at an annualized rate of $852billion during September, a nearly three year high as spending on houses, apartments and private nonresidential projects offset declining public construction, according to an Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said they expect both the public and private sectors will continue to show growth despite Hurricane [...]

Construction Spending Drops Between July and August

Oct 1st, 2012

Construction spending declined between July and August to an annualized rate of $837 billion, but increased compared to August 2011, according to an analysis of federal data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). According to the report, total construction spending declined 0.6 percent for the month of August, when compared with [...]