Construction Outlays Hit Record High

Newman, Emily
November 2003
Bond Buyer;11/4/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31754, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on the increase of construction spending according the U.S. Commerce Department. Changes in the figures of public construction spending.


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