Economy Watch Weekly: The Construction Sector’s Strength

New construction is showing no signs of slowing down this year, two recent industry reports noted. Economy Editor Dees Stribling delves into the construction industry's performance, for the week ending March 16, 2018.

CPERadioTwo new reports suggest that the construction industry is riding high, with construction input prices up 0.7 percent in February, according to the Associated Builders and Contractors. In the office sector in particular, nearly 60 percent of assets under construction in the U.S. that are scheduled for delivery in the next two years are already pre-lease, CBRE reports. Economy Editor Dees Stribling delves into the construction industry’s performance, for the week ending March 16, 2018.