NEWS IN BRIEF
- MARKET SNAPSHOT: Wednesday, November 1. // Bond Buyer;11/02/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 31009, p2
Summarizes highlights of the United States bond market, as well as selected economic indicators, as on November 1, 2000. Construction spending; Government securities prices; Municipal bond index; Municipal futures; Visible supply; Standard & Poor's Blue List.
- Business's outlay for plants and equipment. Ringelstein, R. // Architectural Record;Jul1987, Vol. 175 Issue 8, p41
Discusses Data Resources/McGraw-Hill's latest survey of the nation's capital-spending plans. The survey finds vigor and strength in key construction markets. Inflation; Capital outlay for buildings.
- Construction costs: down they go but... // Architectural Record;Jun1988, Vol. 176 Issue 7, p49
A fourth-quarter report on construction costs shows that on a national average, costs fell over 1/2 percent, and only in the Northeast did costs rise at all--by less than 1/4 percent. Material costs; Future increases. INSET: Summary of building construction costs.;Historical building....
- Construction-economy update: for the... Christie, G.A. // Architectural Record;Sep1988, Vol. 176 Issue 10, p37
Contracting for new construction fell sharply in the first quarter of 1988 and failed to rebound in the second. Outlines the cause of the construction market's weakness, and discusses projections for nonresidential building.
- Construction costs: The Southeast pulls ahead. // Architectural Record;Feb1989, Vol. 177 Issue 2, p27
Reports on construction costs for the third quarter of 1988.
- Construction costs: The best of both worlds? Hoyt, C.K. // Architectural Record;Jul1989, Vol. 177 Issue 8, p44
Summarizes 1989's building construction costs. Statistical data.
- Construction costs calm on the surface. // Architectural Record;Oct1990, Vol. 178 Issue 11, p38
Traces the rise in construction costs in the first quarter of 1990. Reasons; Forecasting future performance. INSET: Summary of building construction costs.;Historical building....
- Construction costs under pressure. Hoyt, C.K. // Architectural Record;Jan1991, Vol. 179 Issue 1, p48
Looks at recent construction costs and how both contractors and material manufacturers are cutting their profit margins closer to win work in a low-volume environment.
- Construction costs in the doldrums. Hoyt, C.K. // Architectural Record;Feb1992, Vol. 180 Issue 2, p30
Examines quarterly building construction costs for the second quarter of 1991. Predicts more of recent cautious growth for the third quarter of 1991. Looks at regional construction costs and historical building costs indexes.