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June 1, 2015: Nonresidential Construction Continues on Growth Path

Report Points to Diverse Forces Driving the Industry

The nonresidential construction sector continues to grow at a solid pace, reflecting 18 months of improving activity despite rising costs of construction materials and labor and a slight decline in regional economies where most construction activity is taking place, according to the FMI Nonresidential Construction Index (NRCI) report for Q2 2015.


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Jan. 6, 2015: Nonresidential Construction Spending Slips 1 Percent in November

November Would Have Shown Growth Except for a Sizable Upward Revision to October’s Data

Nonresidential construction spending slipped 1 percent on a monthly basis in November, but still managed to expand 4 percent on a year-over-year basis according to the latest figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Spending for the month totaled $617 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized basis.


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Nov. 24, 2014: Construction Backlog Indicator Reaches Another All-Time High

2015 Will Likely Be a Strong Year of Recovery for the Nation’s Nonresidential Construction Industry

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) announced that its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) reached a new all-time high during the third quarter of 2014 at 8.8 months, eclipsing the previous all-time high of 8.5 months set in the second quarter of 2014.


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Oct. 10, 2014: Construction Confidence Index Rises During First Half of 2014

Each Index Category Now Stands at a Post-Recession High

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) announced that its Construction Confidence Index (CCI) increased across all three indices in the first half of 2014. Each index category now stands at a post-recession high, indicating that nonresidential construction’s recovery, already robust, is positioned to continue into the year ahead.


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Aug. 20, 2014: Construction Backlog Indicator Reaches All-Time High in Second Quarter

‘The Long-Awaited Brisk Nonresidential Construction Recovery May Be Upon Us’

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) announced that its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) reached an all-time high in the second quarter of 2014. The CBI improved 5.4 percent following a 2.8 percent decline in the first quarter. It currently stands at 8.5, up 3.6 percent on a year-over-year basis.


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