March construction spending rose 0.5%
- Housing Starts Down in June. // Rock Products;Aug2004, Vol. 107 Issue 8, p18
Reports on the rate of housing starts for June 2004. Reason for the surge of buyers in the single-family sector; Rate of single-family housing in June; Start of the decrease in the pace of the multifamily housing; U.S. regions that reported decline in construction of new homes and apartments.
- Construction spending rose. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;3/ 4/2014, pA02
Construction spending rose 0.1% on the month in Jan. for a 9.3% gain on the year, up sharply from Dec.'s read. Private residential spending rose 1.1% vs. Dec.
- ECONOMIC INDICATORS. // Rock Products;Jul2011, Vol. 114 Issue 7, p1
The article offers an update on the U.S. construction industry as of July 2011 including the increase of nationwide housing starts in May, the slight surge of construction spending in April and the release of a construction outlook report by management consulting and investment banking firm FMI.
- Expert Predicts 'Mega-Builder' Will Exceed 100,000 Units. // National Mortgage News;1/23/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 16, p10
The article predicts the performance of the national home builders in the U.S. The big builder giants will control a larger share of the construction market. National builders are expected to acquire local and regional competitors. Builders tend to buy their competitors for several reasons. The...
- Slight dip in August for nonresidential spending. Basu, Anirban // Grand Rapids Business Journal;10/12/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 42, p20
The article discusses the October 1, 2009 report of the U.S. Census Bureau, which shows that private nonresidential construction spending in August 2009 fell by 0.1%. Compared to August 2008, however, the decline is 10.5%. Total nonresidential construction spending in August 2009, which includes...
- Hard-won presence pays off for plastics. // Plastics News;2/7/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 48, p6
The article focuses on this week's special report on building and construction highlights, the opportunities for astute plastics firms to serve the U.S. home-building industry, which is slow to change, for good reason. For the plastics industry, the time is now to replace traditional materials...
- Construction, home starts here dip. Parish, Linn // Journal of Business (10756124);6/29/2006, Vol. 21 Issue 14, pA15
The article reports on the state of the home construction industry in Spokane, Washington. The dollar volume of construction and the number of homes sold are declining in 2006. Despite those decreases in 2005, both indicators are moving ahead at a historically strong pace, and some types of...
- Commerce Says November Construction Spending Dips Slightly to a $866 Billion Rate. // Electrical Marketing;1/11/2013, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p3
The article reports on the slight decline in construction spending in the U.S. during November 2012 based on data from the Department of Commerce. Construction spending was approximately 866 billion U.S. dollars reflecting a 0.3% decline compared with October and a 7.7% increase compared with...
- House builders pledge to build more homes. // Mortgage Finance Gazette;Oct2013, p6
The article reports on the commitment of the construction industry to build more houses in Great Britain. It notes the statistics provided by the Home Builders Federation (HBF) which shows that 12,500 reservations in the government's Help to Buy scheme. It also mentions the effort of the...