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Construction Economic Outlook 2018

This collection of articles provides a variety of in-depth analyses of recent construction economic activity and presents the forecast for 2017 Construction Outlook.

Articles included provide a look at new construction starts, 2017 starting backlog, construction spending for residential, nonresidential and infrastructure, jobs and productivity, materials price movement, market indexes, selling price, and construction cost inflation.

Spend Sector 2015-2018 12-3-17

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This outlook gives a unique perspective developed from in-depth analysis of the data behind the headlines. Articles provide links to other current construction industry market reports and provide summary comparison charts to other firms economic projections. I’m confident you will find the information useful.

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Follow the link below for ARCHIVED Jan. 2016 and earlier Economic Reports.

Follow this Link to Construction Economic Reports 2010-2015

Author’s note: I provided all opinion in these archived economic reports. As an independent construction economics analyst, I compile economic information and perform data analysis. You will now find all current construction economic analysis here in this new blog format.

Please feel free to contact me at if you would like to discuss opportunities regarding specific and unique analysis tailored to meet your requirements, or see my business card for other contact information .  EdZ

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