Tag: construction starts

  • January Construction Starts Rise 2 Percent

    The value of new construction starts in January advanced 2 percent compared to December, reaching a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $722.5 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. The slight gain followed the loss of momentum that was reported toward the end of 2018, with total construction declines of 7 percent in November and…

  • Construction Starts Down Slightly through First Four Months

    Year-to-date construction starts through April are down slightly compared to the same period in 2016, according to ConstructConnect. ConstructConnect, a provider of construction information and technology solutions in North America, reports that starts, excluding residential activity, were down 1.6 percent versus the first four months of last year. This includes an 11.1-percent decline in the…