Tag: Dodge Momentum Index

  • Momentum Index Improves in July Thanks to Increase in Nonresidential Projects

    The Dodge Momentum Index (DMI) increased 2.9% to 178.7 in July thanks to an increase in data center, office and warehouse projects, says the Dodge Construction Network. The DMI is a monthly measure for nonresidential building projects in planning. According to the Dodge Construction Network, the DMI is shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential…

  • Dodge Momentum Index Reaches 14-Year High

    The Dodge Momentum Index reached a 14-year high in June following a less than one percentage point increase from May’s reading of 173.1, according to Dodge Construction Network. The Momentum Index is a monthly measure for nonresidential building project planning. The index is shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year. In…

  • Non-Residential Construction Starts Increase as Projects Enter Backlog

    Construction starts are forecast to rise 9% in 2022, prompting Richard Branch, chief economist with Dodge Construction Network, to say he feels “reasonably positive” about the industry’s trajectory. But with many projects just now entering backlogs, some sectors may have to wait years to see solid recovery. According to the Dodge Construction Network 2022 Mid-Year…

  • Dodge Momentum Index Rises in April

    The April Dodge Momentum Index (DMI) was recorded at 164.8, 6% higher than the revised March reading of 155.0. The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Construction Network, is a monthly measure of the initial report for nonresidential building projects in planning shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year. In April, the commercial component…

  • Momentum Index Jumps in October

    The Dodge Momentum Index climbed 13.2 percent to 130.9 in October. The increase nearly reversed the decline of the past four months, with October posting healthy gains in both sectors. The index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction…

  • Dodge Momentum Index Declines In September

    The Dodge Momentum Index fell in September, moving 8.4 percent lower to 116.4 (2000=100) from the revised August reading of 127.1.

  • Dodge Momentum Index Dips in July

    The Dodge Momentum Index dropped 3.3 percent in July to 135.0 from its revised June reading of 139.6, according to Dodge Data and Analytics. The decline was due to a 6.6-percent decrease in the institutional component, while the commercial component fell 1.1 percent. The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first report for…

  • Dodge Momentum Index Rises in June

    The Dodge Momentum Index took another step forward in June, increasing 1.1 percent to 141.1 (2000=100) from its revised May reading of 139.6. June’s lift was due to a 4.8-percent advance by the institutional sector, while the commercial component fell 1.3 percent, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. The Momentum Index is a monthly measure…

  • Dodge Momentum Index Back Up in May

    Following a dip in April, the Dodge Momentum Index advanced 4 percent in May to 139.1, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. The index is a monthly measure of the first report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year. In May,…

  • Dodge Momentum Index Slows in April

    The Dodge Momentum Index fell 5.1 percent in April to 133.8 (2000=100) from its revised March reading of 140.9. April’s decline was due to a 12-percent drop for the institutional segment, while the commercial component rose just 0.1 percent. The index is a monthly measure of the first report for nonresidential building projects in planning,…