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Economy Watch: Construction Employment, Costs Pushing Upward
The March construction unemployment rate was the lowest on record, matching the 8.4 percent rate in March 2001, according to Markstein Advisors Chief Economist Bernard Markstein, who conducted the analysis for Associated Builders and Contractors.
Economy Watch: Construction Companies Fairly Confident About the Future
Optimism among U.S. construction contractors dipped in the second half of 2016, but the majority of them still expect to see growth this year, according to the Associated Builders and Contractors' latest Construction Confidence Index.