The accompanying table records the top 10 project starts in the U.S. for July 2017. There are several reasons for highlighting upcoming large projects. Such jobs have often received a fair amount of media coverage. Therefore, people in the industry are on the lookout for when jobsite work actually gets underway. And, as showcase projects, […]

ConstructConnect today announced a July volume of construction starts, excluding homebuilding activity, that amounted to $30.8 billion. July’s nonresidential total was -13.8% versus the comparable sum in June. The usual June-to-July change, due to seasonality, is +3.5%. July of this year versus July of last year was also weak, -17.6%. Standalone July of this year […]

The accompanying table records the top 10 project starts in the U.S. for June 2017. There are several reasons for highlighting upcoming large projects. Such jobs have often received a fair amount of media coverage. Therefore, people in the industry are on the lookout for when jobsite work actually gets underway. And, as showcase projects, […]

ConstructConnect announced today that June construction starts, excluding residential activity, fell -13.7% versus May. The usual May-to-June change, due to seasonality, is +4.5%. June of this year versus a strong June of last year was -16.3%. Standalone June of this year versus June’s average level over the previous five years (2012-2016 inclusive), however, was a […]

ConstructConnect announced today that May construction starts, excluding residential activity, were +5% versus April. The modest rise fell a little short of the usual percentage change between April and May, due to seasonality, of +8%. Versus May of last year, nonresidential starts in the fifth month of this year were +2.0%. Compared with January through […]