Monthly Archives: October 2020

More Contractors Report Canceled Projects Than Starts, Survey Finds; Construction Employment Declined In Most Metros In Latest 12 Months

October 28, 2020

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Mass. Have Worst 12-Month Losses, While Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas and Walla Walla, Wash. Lead in Construction Job Increases

Only Eight States Top February Peak In Construction Employment Despite Gains In 32 States Last Month; More Losses Loom Without Loan Renewal

October 20, 2020

California and Vermont Post Worst Losses since February as Virginia and South Dakota Add the Most;Illinois and Iowa Have Worst One-Month Job Losses, While New York and Vermont Post Biggest Gains

Construction Sector Adds 26,000 Workers In September But Nonresidential Jobs Stall As Many Commercial Firms Experience Project Cancellations

October 2, 2020

Pandemic Prompts Strong Demand for Housing, But Undermines Demand for Most Types of Nonresidential Projects as Retail and Office Suffer and State and Local Governments Cut Construction Budgets

Construction Spending Rises 1.4 Percent In August As Residential Boom Outweighs Private Nonresidential Decline And Flat Public Categories

October 1, 2020

Construction Officials Caution that Demand for Non-Residential Construction Will Continue to Stagnate without New Federal Coronavirus Recovery Measures, Including Infrastructure and Liability Reform

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