Construction

Residential Spending Continues to Lead Construction Numbers

Total spending on construction projects in the U.S. rose 0.9 percent in November compared to October. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated that the seasonally adjusted annual spending on all types of construction was $ 1.459 trillion during the month compared to $ 1.447 trillion the prior month, an 0.9 percent increase. The rate was up […]

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Construction Slows after Three Busy Months; Rates Vary Widely–Nothing To Do With Fed

Residential construction activity took a breather in August. The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported this morning that all three measures, housing permits, starts, and completions, were lower than their unexpectedly high July rates. Permits for residential construction were issued during the month at a seasonally adjusted annual rate […]

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