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An ‘Overhang’ of Space in ‘Bricks and Mortar’ Retail With jobs growth so strong and incomes rising, a main driving force behind the ten-year expansion in U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) has been consumer spending. Retail sales as a key component of consumer spending, however, have been taking quite a different path than in the […]

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U.S. Inflation Holds at +2.0%   In the movie about the economy, inflation does not always play the villain. In fact, a certain small degree of advance in a nation’s general price level is considered optimal. It allows businesses to raise prices, compensate workers more, and repay fixed debt faster. Consensus holds that the best-case […]

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The accompanying table records the 10 largest construction project starts in Canada in April 2019. Also included is the latest trend graph on starts. This looks at 12-month moving totals of the civil and non-residential building categories in Canada. There are several reasons for highlighting upcoming large projects. Such jobs have often received a fair […]

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Cities throughout the United States are announcing revitalization projects. The trend is strong—so strong, in fact, that it’s hard to find a state without a number of cities either in the planning or launching stages of rebuilding their urban cores. These types of initiatives have common components, and they all have a need for private […]

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Listed below are ConstructConnect’s Hot Commercial Construction Projects for the week of May 13 – 17, 2019. Our Hot Projects showcases three currently bidding or sub-bidding projects from all 50 states and the District of Columbia pulled from our extensive database of construction leads. Alabama New Church – St. Ignatius Catholic Church Location: Mobile, AL […]

The post ConstructConnect’s Hot Projects – May 20, 2019 appeared first on ConstructConnect.com.

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ConstructConnect.com by Erich Falkenberg - 1w ago

Inflation, Stock Markets and Interest Rates The U.S. ‘all-items’ Consumer Price Index (CPI) in April was +2.0% year over year. The ‘core’ rate of inflation, which omits mainly food and energy items that display notable price volatility, was +2.1% y/y. It seems that inflation, at least for now, has become untethered from what is transpiring […]

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Estimating is one of the most difficult jobs in construction. It is also one of the most important. Profits are typically won or lost based on how accurate your estimates are and how closely they match up to your final project costs. So, how accurate are your estimates? According to a recent survey from QuickBooks […]

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The accompanying tables show the top 10 largest upcoming Atlantic and Manitoba, Saskatchewan construction projects in Canada. They are all in the planning stage and are mainly new projects, but may also involve additions and/or alterations. Shopping centers, hotels, office buildings, medical buildings, educational buildings, government buildings, industrial projects, oil and gas projects, and electric […]

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The accompanying tables show the top 10 major upcoming Courthouse and Jail and Prison construction projects in the United States. They are all in the planning stage and are mainly new projects, but may also involve additions and/or alterations. Shopping centers, hotels, office buildings, medical buildings, educational buildings, libraries and museums, sports and entertainment complexes, […]

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ConstructConnect announced today that the latest month’s volume of construction starts, excluding residential work, was $37.6 billion (green shaded box, Table 3 below), an increase of +3% versus March. The month-to-month starts gain, however, fell short of the +10% pickup that usually occurs at this time of year when there is warming weather and favorable […]

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