Articles by Ken Simonson

Buoyant Housing Market Keeps Construction Afloat

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Despite drops in Nonresidential, Public Construction, AGC economist says, construction stays up for Year to Date.
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April payroll employment falls overall but rises for construction

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Value put in place slips in March.
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Value Of Construction Put In Place Hits Record

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Mixed news on manufacturing, home sales.
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Details Emerge On Tax Proposals

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Existing home sales, starts, permits remain hot.
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Construction aspects of economic packages

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News on the 2002 employment change and NAHB's housing forecast.
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Construction Mixes Hot And Cold Employment

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Value put in place numbers for tepid total.
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Data Shows Great Variety in Construction

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"Kaleidoscope" Instead of a "Snapshot" in Today's Data Shows Great Variety in Construction, AGC Economist Says.
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Home sales hit records

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Home sales hit records, driving up rental vacancy rate; other construction markets weaken.
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September housing starts, permits soar; outlook dims for factory, warehouse, utility construction

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The consumer price index for all urban consumers rose by a moderate 0.2%, seasonally adjusted, in September and a mere 1.5% over the September 2001 level, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
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Construction employment is flat in September but several other indicators are negative

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The two principal indicators of construction activity this week signaled an industry treading water.
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July 2014

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In the July issue of Supply House Times, find out who has been appointed as Southern Wholesalers Association's new president. Milwaukee Valve showcases its operations to the Newport News Shipbuilding, Robertson Heating Supply hits a milestone as they celebrate their 80th year in business. Read about the 12th annual training day led by Security Supply, find out who has acquired several Kohler store locations. Also check out the latest products and news for the distribution industry.
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