Articles by Ken Simonson

April 4, 2008 ― Construction, A/E jobs Slide

April 4, 2008
Contractors see weaker conditions as steel jumps yet again.
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April 1, 2008 ― Construction Spending Slips Overall, Nonres Has Small Gain

April 1, 2008
Construction spending slipped 0.3 percent in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.12 billion.
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March 21, 2008 ― Construction Costs Outrun Overall PPI

March 21, 2008
Steel hikes proliferate; McGraw-Hill starts rise.
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March 14, 2008 ― CPI Flat, But Construction Input Prices Soar

March 14, 2008
Several commodities used in construction continue to rise rapidly in price, including diesel fuel, natural gas, copper and steel.
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Feb. 27, 2008 ― Construction PPIs Jump

February 27, 2008
McGraw-Hill starts increase but other signs weaken.
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Feb. 18, 2008 ― Government Sees Future For Plants, Data Centers, Hotels, Warehouses, Stores

February 18, 2008
Manufacturing capacity is estimated to increase 2.1% in 2008.
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Feb. 8, 2008 ― Nonres Starts Skid; Metals Jump

February 8, 2008
‘Stimulus’ passes but construction funds are tight.
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Jan. 15, 2008 ― Cost Escalation Reports Spread; Renewal Energy Advances

January 15, 2008
One contributor to rising construction costs is diesel fuel.
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Jan. 4, 2008 ― Job Growth Slows Overall

January 4, 2008
Nonresidential jobs appear to flatten but spending soars.
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Dec. 27, 2007 ― Population, Revenues, Construction Job Growth Slow In Once-Hot States

December 27, 2007
The U.S. population rate was little changed from 2006, but several fast-growing states slowed.
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