Posts Tagged ‘ McGraw-Hill Construction ’

Construction Starts in September Climb 10 Percent

Oct 22nd, 2014

New construction starts in September advanced 10 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $604.1 billion, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. The increase followed an up-and-down pattern during the previous two months, and brought activity to its highest level so far during 2014. Residential building in September dropped 9 [...]

February Construction Unchanged from January, McGraw Hill Reports

Mar 21st, 2014

At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $486.7 billion, new construction starts in February were nearly the same as in January, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. According to the report, the flat pace for total construction starts in February was due to a mixed performance by major sector–less nonresidential [...]

January Construction Slides 13 Percent

Feb 25th, 2014

The value of new construction starts fell 13 percent in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $485.0 billion, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. The downturn followed a healthy performance in December, which was the third highest month for total construction starts during 2013. January’s retreat encompassed all [...]

New Construction Starts Improve 5 Percent in December

Jan 24th, 2014

New construction starts grew 5 percent in December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $554.5 billion, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. Although both nonresidential building and housing settled back during the final month of 2013, the nonbuilding construction sector (public works and electric utilities) finished the year on [...]

October Construction Advances 5 Percent

Nov 22nd, 2013

The value of new construction starts increased 5 percent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $585.6 billion, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. The gain followed a 13-percent jump for total construction starts in September, and during both September and October much of the upward push came [...]

McGraw Hill Executive Conference Shows Cautious Optimism for World of Construction

Oct 29th, 2013

In addition to hosting the presentation of the 2014 Dodge Outlook results, McGraw Hill Construction also had several speakers who discussed the state of the global market Friday in Washington D.C. Though they each spoke about different segments, the speakers agreed that while the U.S. was experiencing a slow recovery,  they warned attendees to be cautious [...]

McGraw Hill Construction Predicts Moderate Growth in 2014

Oct 28th, 2013

Source: McGraw Hill Construction

According to the recently released 2014 Dodge Construction Outlook report, presented by Robert Murray, McGraw Hill Construction’s vice president of economic affairs, Friday in Washington D.C., the construction industry will see modest gains in the coming year. Overall, Murray forecasts that U.S. construction starts will rise 9 percent for $555.3 billion, topping the 5-percent increase [...]

August Construction Rises Two Percent

Sep 23rd, 2013

At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $490.2 billion, new construction starts in August advanced two percent relative to July, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. Residential building stayed on the upward track, while nonresidential building retreated from its improved July amount, continuing the up-and-down pattern that’s been present during [...]

July Construction Recedes Two Percent Overall but Building Numbers Grow

Aug 22nd, 2013

According to the latest construction starts numbers, released by McGraw Hill Construction, new construction starts in July decreased 2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $479.1 billion, according to the report. Residential building in July showed further growth. For the first seven months of 2013, total construction starts on an unadjusted basis were [...]

Study Says Construction Safety Programs are Yielding Business Benefits for Firms

Jun 25th, 2013

Contractors are reporting business benefits from instituting strong safety programs, according to a new report by McGraw Hill Construction on safety management in the construction industry. In particular, construction companies report a number of benefits due to the implementation of safety management practices. “Safety programs are not only creating safer places for their workers, but [...]