Tag: Construction Spending

  • Glass-Related Construction Spending Continues to Grow

    Construction spending was mostly unchanged in May, but building segments that use large amounts of glass and glazing showed positive year-over-year gains, according to U.S. Census Bureau data. Nonresidential construction increased 0.3 percent to $714.3 billion at a seasonally adjusted annual rate from both the prior month and from May 2016. The office sector ticked…

  • Glass-Related Construction Ticks Down in April

    Construction spending in most glass-heavy building sectors declined in April, according to USGNN.com™ analysis of recently released U.S. Census Bureau data. Nonresidential and residential construction declined by 1.7 and 0.9 percent, respectively, from March to April on a seasonally adjusted, annualized basis. Overall construction was down 1.4 percent. Here’s how the six most glass-friendly segments…

  • ABC: February Construction Spending Remains ‘Status Quo’

    Nonresidential construction spending was unchanged in February, according to Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. Chart distributed by ABC The segment totaled $701.9 billion on a seasonally adjusted annualized rate for the month, marking the seventh consecutive month in which nonresidential spending sat above the $700 billion threshold. “Today’s construction…

  • Construction Spending Holds Steady; up Nearly 5 Percent for First Eight Months of 2016

    Construction spending held steady in August compared to July and is up nearly 5 percent for the first eight months of the year compared to same period in 2015, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said the new spending figures indicates that the industry’s recovery may be at…

  • October Construction Spending Notably High

    Construction spending in October reached the highest level in nearly eight years, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.

  • Construction Spending Heightened in September

    Despite stagnant activity in the nonresidential sector, construction spending in September reached a new seven-year high and climbed at the fastest rate since early 2006, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Total spending on nonresidential construction declined by 0.1 percent between August and September.