So, you’re a building product manufacturer and you’ve watched your sales continually rise in this latest, impressive expansion, up to the COVID -19 reset. The assumption would be that things are going well for your company, right? The evidence is in your sales growth chart, a nice steady line upward trend, correct? But is this enough evidence to prove you are growing as much as you could during this expansion? What more do you need to see or understand? With the correct data you can quickly answer these very important questions and chart your growth against the industry.
The accompanying table records the 10 largest construction project starts in Canada in August 2020. Also included is the latest trend graph on starts. This looks at 12-month moving totals of the civil and nonresidential building categories in Canada.
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The introduction of technology into the construction industry has paved way for automated time tracking solutions. However, these time tracking solutions are no longer restricted to their traditional purpose, i.e., calculating work hours and managing payrolls.
Listed below are ConstructConnect’s Hot Commercial Construction Projects for the week of September 14 - 18, 2020. Our Hot Projects showcases three currently bidding or sub-bidding projects from all 50 states and the District of Columbia pulled from our extensive database of construction leads.
Texas the Leader, but Accolades for Missouri and Indiana According to ConstructConnect, U.S. nonresidential (NR) construction starts year to date in 2020 have been -26.9% compared with January-August of last year. Table 1 ranks the Top 20 states by their NR construction dollar volumes.
Oklahoma City, Salt Lake City, & Austin Top City Labor Market Rankings A relatively easy, but nonetheless effective, way to assess city labor markets is to rank them in two ways: (1) according to year-over-year jobs-count percentage changes, from biggest to smallest; and (2) by unemployment rates, from lowest to highest.
As a building product manufacturer, getting your products specified is key to getting them sold. You need to understand how architects are researching and selecting the products they specify. To get inside the mind of an architect, you need to answer these questions:
Clichés are often true and it is the case that a picture can be worth a thousand words.
Last Year’s August Teemed with Mega Projects ConstructConnect announced today that the latest month’s volume of construction starts, excluding residential work, was $31.4 billion (green shaded box, Table 4 below), a little better than flat (+1.2%) versus July’s figure of $31.0, originally reported as $28.6 billion. The sizable positive revision to the previous month’s number was due to about evenly spread increases in warehouse, bridge, power, and marine work.