from the 12 Federal Reserve Districts suggest that the national economy continued to expand during the survey period of
October through mid-November but at a reduced pace compared with the previous
Evidence that nonresidential construction
remains robust came from Reed Construction Data, which reported on May 14 that
the January-April value of nonresidential construction starts from Reed’s
database was 22% higher than in the same months of 2006.
Retiring Ferguson CEO Frank Roach and his successor Kevin Murphy talk about the seamless leadership transition, the company’s future and views on the current marketplace. Read more stories in 2017 May Issue.