10% Jump in Construction Starts for September

According to McGraw Hill Construction, the seasonally adjusted annual rate of $604.1 billion amounts to a 10% increase nationwide in September. This welcome increase follows a the disappointing yo-yo pattern of July and August, and marks the highest level in … Continue reading

Architecture Billings Index Reaches 7-Year High

According to the American Institute of Architects, commercial building has reached its highest point since 2007. The Architectural Billings Index, which is used to predict construction spending for the next 9-12 months, scored the current market at 55.8. Scores of … Continue reading