The strongest design sector performers for the remainder of this year are expected to be health...read more
Eighty metro areas had lower construction employment in June 2021 than February 2020.
472 new hotels with 59,034 rooms opened across the United States during the first half of 2021....
Many hotel owners, developers, and management groups have used the operational downtime, caused...read more
During the first and second quarters of 2021, the U.S. opened 472 new hotels with 59,034 rooms....
AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for June remained at an elevated level of 57.1....
Condos hit record high as all multifamily properties benefit from recovery.
Supply chain challenges, rising materials prices undermine demand.
Contractors cope with supply hitches, weak demand.
ABC’s Construction Confidence Index readings for sales, profit margins and staffing levels incr...read more
The Construction Cost Index, as tracked by Rider Levett Bucknall, was up 4.6% in the first quarter of 2021, compared to the same period a year eariler. Images: RLB
In its latest quarterly report, Rider Levett Bucknall states that contractors’ most critical ch...read more
Interior designer Creative License International fashioned this community room for P83, a 250-unit rental community in Peoria, Ariz. On the team for client Opus Group: Dekker/Perich/Sabatini (architect) and MT Builders (GC). Photo: Todd French, email@example.com
One of the hardest decisions multifamily developers and their design teams have to make is wha...read more
Nonresidential firms struggle to find workers and materials to complete projects.
Firms struggle to cope with materials, labor challenges.
Soaring material costs, supply-chain disruptions impede recovery.
AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for May rose to 58.5 compared to 57.9 in April....
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88% indicate difficulty in finding skilled workers; of those, 35% have turned down work becaus...read more
Construction input prices are 24.3% higher than a year ago, while nonresidential construction i...read more
The 24.3% increase in prices for materials used in construction from May 2020 to last month was...read more
Materials and labor shortages suppress contractor confidence.
As the country that set up the LEED initiative, the US is a natural leader in constructing gree...read more
Seasonally adjusted construction employment in May totaled 7,423,000.
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Odessa, Texas have worst 14-month construction job losses....
Spending was down on a monthly basis in nine of 16 nonresidential subcategories.
Public and private work declines amid supply-chain woes, soaring costs.
Texas and Louisiana have worst job losses since February 2020, while Utah and Idaho are the top...read more
Demand signals construction is recovering.
The multifamily sector led all housing submarkets, and was third among all 58 submarkets tracke...read more
The report examines electricity, fossil fuel, water/sewer, and carbon footprint.
Producer price index data for April shows wide variety of materials with double-digit price inc...read more