Posts Tagged ‘ Associated General Contractors of America ’

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 […]

Amid Construction Industry Uncertainty, Residential Sector to Fair Well, Experts Say

May 25th, 2012

Residential construction will increase throughout this year and 2013 according to two experts who provided forecasts for the overall industry during a webinar, “The Outlook for Materials, Equipment & Labor Costs,” held this week. Kathryn Thompson, co-founder and senior research analyst of the Thompson Research Group (TRG) and Ken Simonson, chief economist at the Associated […]

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