Posts Tagged ‘ McGraw-Hill ’

August Construction Rises Two Percent

Sep 24th, 2013

At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $490.2 billion, new construction starts in August advanced two percent relative to July, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. Residential building stayed on the upward track, while nonresidential building retreated from its improved July amount, continuing the up-and-down pattern that’s been present during […]

July Construction Recedes Two Percent Overall but Building Numbers Grow

Aug 22nd, 2013

According to the latest construction starts numbers, released by McGraw Hill Construction, new construction starts in July decreased 2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $479.1 billion, according to the report. Nonresidential building strengthened in July, regaining some of the upward momentum that began to take hold in April and May, while residential […]

Construction Forecast Shows Bright Spots

Oct 25th, 2012

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With 44 consecutive months below 800,000 starts, the window film industry, along with the entire construction industry, has been waiting patiently for that number to rise. “It finally just went above 800,000 last week and I don’t know if I should open the champagne or not,” said Chip Case, professor of economics emeritus at Wellesley […]

McGraw-Hill Reports Decreased Construction Starts in September

Oct 17th, 2012

McGraw-Hill Construction released its September 2012 monthly summary of construction starts, showing declines in both the commercial and residential sectors. Overall, though, new construction starts rose 16 percent, according to the figures released today. McGraw-Hill reports nonresidential growth fell 5 percent in September following its previous 7 percent gain in August. The majority of the […]