Posts Tagged ‘ McGraw-Hill Construction ’

Expert Makes Predictions Regarding Construction Materials Pricing

Nov 5th, 2012


When Julian A. J. Anderson, president, Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) addressed attendees of McGraw Hill Construction’s Annual Outlook Executive Conference recently he outlined the “good” and the “not so good,” regarding the construction industry in general and construction pricing specifically. But before delving into those predictions he gave an overview of construction pricing on the […]

Use of Building Information Modeling Increases in North America

Oct 12th, 2012

During the recent BIMForum meeting held earlier this week in Tacoma, Wash., McGraw-Hill Construction presented new data detailing the progress of Building Information Modeling (BIM) usage by North American architects, engineers and contractors. McGraw-Hill Construction’s report revealed companies utilizing BIM showed a gradual percentage rate increase from 17 percent in 2007, 49 percent in 2009 […]

Single-Family Housing Moves Up 1 Percent in July

Aug 27th, 2012

Residential building in July slipped 6 percent to $154.0 billion (annual rate), according to McGraw-Hill Construction, due to a 25-percent pullback for multifamily housing, following strengthening activity in May (up 32 percent) and June (up 7 percent). The July pace for multifamily housing, while down 6 percent from the first six months of 2012, was […]

McGraw-Hill Construction Expects New Construction Starts to Rise 2 Percent in 2012

Jun 29th, 2012

The recently released 2012 Dodge Construction Outlook Midyear Update  from McGraw-Hill Construction, which revises the forecasts provided last October at its annual Outlook Conference in Washington D.C., predicts total U.S. construction starts to increase 2 percent this year to $445 billion, up from the $434 billion reported for 2011. While slightly better than the flat […]

McGraw-Hill Construction Reports May Construction Slides 16 Percent

Jun 22nd, 2012

At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $444.9 billion, new construction starts in May retreated 16 percent from the previous month, reported McGraw-Hill Construction, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies. The decline followed substantial gains for total construction in March (up 23 percent) and April (up 11 percent); residential building in May continued its moderate […]

Quality and Value Driving Growth in the Green Building Market, According to New SmartMarket Report

May 1st, 2012

McGraw-Hill Construction, part of The McGraw-Hill Companies today released its latest SmartMarket Report, New and Remodeled Green Homes: Transforming the Residential Market at the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) National Green Building Conference and Expo. The report includes McGraw-Hill Construction’s estimate that the green homes share of the construction market was 17 percent in […]

Green Homes Market Expected to Increase Five-Fold by 2016, Study Says

Feb 14th, 2012

McGraw-Hill Construction has released findings from a new Green Home Builders and Remodelers Study that reports green homes comprised 17 percent of the overall residential construction market in 2011 and are expected to grow to between 29 percent and 38 percent of the market by 2016. By value, this equates to a five-fold increase, growing […]