Seasons Change – Power Generation Challenges Remain the Same

Construction businesses across the country are dealing with challenges relating to the changing seasons. As autumn takes hold, dramatic drops in temperatures and reduced hours of sunlight mean a greater dependence on worksite power generation. And in an industry where optimizing efficiency while maximizing productivity is essential to a successful operation, finding the right power […]

Construction Data’s Hot Projects For The Week Of October 13, 2014

Listed below are Construction Data’s Hot Commercial Construction Projects for the week of October 13 – 17, 2014. Our Hot Projects showcases three projects from each state in our coverage area and are a combination of the most viewed projects in Construction Data’s Construction Lead Manager database by our customers. Alabama Weems Springs WTP Improvement […]

Growth Over Stability – Open Letter From Construction Data President Bill Black

I happened to be looking the other day at the most basic indicator of health in our industry, the Census Department’s data on the Value of Construction Put in Place. Looking only at Nonresidential Construction, the sector we serve, I  noted that the average value for the year so far is nicely up from last […]

Construction Data’s Hot Projects For The Week Of October 6, 2014

Listed below are Construction Data’s Hot Commercial Construction Projects for the week of October 6 – 10, 2014. Our Hot Projects showcases three projects from each state in our coverage area and are a combination of the most viewed projects in Construction Data’s Construction Lead Manager database by our customers. Alabama Intermodal Facility Phase II […]

Construction Data’s Hot Projects For The Week Of September 29, 2014

Listed below are Construction Data’s Hot Commercial Construction Projects for the week of September 29 – October 3, 2014. Our Hot Projects showcases three projects from each state in our coverage area and are a combination of the most viewed projects in Construction Data’s Construction Lead Manager database by our customers. Alabama Student Services Building […]

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Construction Industry Adds 16,000 Jobs In September, Unemployment Lowest In Over 6 Years

The construction industry added 16,000 jobs in September. September was the ninth consecutive month that employment in the construction industry increased. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the unemployment rate for the construction industry was at 7 percent in August. This is the lowest unemployment rate since November 2007 when it was at […]

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US Construction Spending Dips Slightly In August 2014

After seeing its largest one-month gain in over two years, US construction spending dropped 0.8 percent in August. Construction spending fell in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $961.0 billion. The estimate for July has been revised to $968.8 billion, down from the initial estimate last month of $981.3 billion. According to the US Census Bureau, total […]

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Northeast Region Bidding Landscape – July – September 2014

Today we look at the bidding landscape in the Northeast region for July through September 2014. Construction Data reported on 8,390 construction projects that had a bid date between July 1st and September 30th.  Of those 8,390 projects, 7,454 were public sector bids and 936 were private sector bids. The Northeast region encompasses the states […]

Construction Data’s Hot Projects For The Week Of September 22 – 26, 2014

Listed below are Construction Data’s Hot Commercial Construction Projects for the week of September 22 – 26, 2014. Our Hot Projects showcases three projects from each state in our coverage area and are a combination of the most viewed projects in Construction Data’s Construction Lead Manager database by our customers. Alabama Citronelle High School Improvements […]

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