ConstructConnect announced today that September’s volume of construction starts, excluding residential work, was $32.7 billion − a month-to-month change of -4.8%. The history of the starts data records a ‘normal’ change from August to September, due to seasonality, of -3.0%. Starts traditionally perform best in the sunnier-weather months of Spring and early Summer. Compared with […]

ConstructConnect announced today that August’s volume of construction starts, excluding residential activity, was $33.1 billion − a month-to-month change of -18.9%. The long-term history of the starts data records a ‘normal’ change of -3.5% from July to August, due to seasonality. (Starts are traditionally strongest in Spring and early Summer.) Compared with August of last […]

ConstructConnect announced today that July’s volume of construction starts, excluding residential activity, was $38.8 billion − a month-to-month change of -6.2%. Historically, there has been a June to July climb, thanks to favorable seasonality, of +3.5%. July, though, is usually the last month of the year in which the bias, due to construction-friendly weather, is […]