Contractors' bid prices increased 0.6% from June to July, while materials and services input costs rose 0.2% for the month, based on the latest producer price indexes (PPIs) that the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) posted today.
Nonfarm payroll employment in July increased by 164,000, seasonally adjusted, from June and by 2,256,000 (1.5%) year-over-year (y/y) from July 2018, BLS reported on July 5. The unemployment rate was 3.7%, unchanged from June.
Seasonally adjusted construction employment increased from June 2018 to June 2019 in 42 states, declined in eight states and remained unchanged in the District of Columbia, an AGC analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics
We are excited to announce that the BSU CM / COBE Online MBA / CM Emphasis program has launched and accepting applications.
The program is intended for those currently working in the construction industry and/or those working directly with the construction industry (Architects, Engineers, Accounting, Law, Insurance) to gain a better understanding of construction industry practices while gaining knowledge of advanced business management practices.
Contractors' bid prices increased 0.2% from May to June, while materials and services input costs declined 0.6% for the month, based on the latest producer price indexes (PPIs) that the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) posted on Friday. Compared to June 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 5.4%.
Are you one of the top architects, builders or general contractors in Idaho? The Idaho Business Review wants to hear all about it. The newspaper is currently accepting submissions for its prestigious 2019 Top Projects award, and the July 11 deadline is fast approaching. Projects over $1 million that were finished in 2018 are eligible.