Hard to Compete With May ConstructConnect announced today that the latest month’s volume of construction starts, excluding residential work, was $44.9 billion (green shaded box, Table 3 below). The month-to-month percentage change versus May was -18.3%. The large drop, however, was mainly due to May having so many mega-sized project initiations. May’s Top 10 project […]

A Wealth of Mega Projects ConstructConnect announced today that the latest month’s volume of construction starts, excluding residential work, was $52.2 billion (green shaded box, Table 3 below). The month-to-month percentage change versus April was +35.2%, or more than one-third. The large jump resulted from start-ups on five mega projects (see Top 10 Project Starts […]

ConstructConnect announced today that the latest month’s volume of construction starts, excluding residential work, was $37.6 billion (green shaded box, Table 3 below), an increase of +3% versus March. The month-to-month starts gain, however, fell short of the +10% pickup that usually occurs at this time of year when there is warming weather and favorable […]

After disappointing ‘groundbreaking’ results in the first two months of 2019, March delivered a solidly upbeat change. ConstructConnect announced today that the latest month’s volume of construction starts, excluding residential work, was $35.0 billion (green shaded box, Table 3 below), an increase of +42.6% versus February, and way above the usual gain as winter makes […]