Posts Tagged ‘ starts ’

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 […]