ConstructConnect announced today that February’s volume of construction starts, excluding residential work, was $23.7 billion, a drop of 18.2% compared with January and a decline of 11.7% versus February 2018. Year-to-date nonresidential starts through the first two month of 2019 have been -14.8% relative to January-February 2018. Among type-of-structure categories, the most evident weakness in […]

ConstructConnect announced today that January’s volume of construction starts, excluding residential work, was $27.8 billion, a change of -6.7% compared with December 2018’s level of $29.7 billion. The latest month-to-month adjustment was in close alignment with the usual shift in starts volumes between December and January, due to seasonality, of -8.5%. Nonresidential starts in January […]

ConstructConnect announced today that December’s volume of construction starts, excluding residential work, was $28.6 billion, a minor pullback of -1.7% compared with the level achieved in the preceding month of November. The long-term history of change in starts volumes between November and December, due to seasonality (i.e., worsening weather conditions), has been -5.0%. Nonresidential starts […]