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 […]

The accompanying table records the top 10 project starts in the U.S. for November 2018. There are several reasons for highlighting upcoming large projects. Such jobs have often received a fair amount of media coverage. Therefore, people in the industry are on the lookout for when jobsite work actually gets underway. And, as showcase projects, […]

ConstructConnect announced today that November’s volume of construction starts, excluding residential work, was $27.4 billion, the lowest level since February ($26.6 billion) of this year. On a month-to-month basis, November’s nonresidential starts fell by nearly one-quarter (-22.6%). The usual seasonal pullback, due to harsher winter-onset weather, is in a range of -2% to -7%. November […]

ConstructConnect announced today that October’s volume of construction starts, excluding residential work, was $33.7 billion − a month-to-month change of -3.6%. The history of the starts data records a ‘normal’ shift from September to October, due to seasonality, of -4.0%. Starts traditionally perform best in the sunnier-weather months of Spring and early Summer. Compared with […]

The accompanying table records the top 10 project starts in the U.S. for October 2018. There are several reasons for highlighting upcoming large projects. Such jobs have often received a fair amount of media coverage. Therefore, people in the industry are on the lookout for when jobsite work actually gets underway. And, as showcase projects, […]