Contractors' bid prices increased 0.2% from August to September, while materials and services input costs dipped 0.1% for the month, based on an AGC analysis of producer price indexes (PPIs) that the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) posted on Wednesday. Compared to September 2018, the PPI for new nonresidential building construction—a measure of the price that contractors say they would charge to build a fixed set of buildings—rose 5.7%.
BOISE, IDAHO – October 10, 2019 — McAlvain Companies, Inc. (www.mcalvain.com) has announced a new office location in Idaho Falls, Idaho. The office is a collaboration with its sister company Big-D Construction (www.Big-D.com).
Nonfarm payroll employment in September increased by 136,000, seasonally adjusted, from August and by 2,147,000 (1.4%) year-over-year (y/y) from September 2018, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported today. The unemployment rate fell to a 50-year low of 3.5%, from 3.7% in the past three months.
In the spring of this year, the Idaho AGC announced that it would be producing an industry-focused magazine, buildingIdaho. In partnership with DEL Communications and Idaho AGC members, work on the magazine progressed and the first issue should have arrived in your mailboxes recently. In its pages, you'll find articles highlighting projects and developments taking place around the state as well as informative articles to help you grow your business.
The value of "new construction starts dropped 6% over the month in August" at a seasonally adjusted annual rate from the rate in July, Dodge Data & Analytics reported on Monday. "August's decline breaks a string of three consecutive month-to-month gains.
Seasonally adjusted construction employment increased from August 2018 to August 2019 in 39 states and the District of Columbia and declined in 10 states and was unchanged in Mississippi, Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today show.
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