Cancellations affect 75% of firms in AGC survey; nonresidential investment falls again in third quarter

Three-fourths of the 1,077 respondents in AGC’s October 7-19 coronavirus survey, released on Wednesday, reported that an owner had postponed or canceled at least one scheduled project, compared to 60% of respondents in the AGC-Autodesk Workforce Survey conducted in August and

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Census Pulse survey finds diverging views on ‘return to normal’ timing; input costs climb; starts dive

Construction firms reported diverging views over the past month about when business will “return to its normal level of operations relative to one year ago,” based on results from Census’s latest weekly Small Business Pulse Survey, released on Thursday with responses from October 4 to 12.

September residential employment, August spending climb while nonresidential side stalls

Nonfarm payroll construction employment, seasonally adjusted, increased in September by 26,000 to a total of 7,245,000, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported