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 […]

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 […]