Construction spending remained in a yearlong holding pattern in September as declining public outlays offset strong growth in multifamily spending and several private nonresidential categories, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.
Construction spending held steady in August compared to July but is up nearly 5% for the first eight months of the year compared to the same period in 2015, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.
Construction spending slipped in November from a month earlier but maintained a strong rate of year-over-year growth in all major categories, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.
Strong demand for construction projects fueled job growth in November in 38 states compared to October and in all but six states over the past 12 months, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.
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