Housing starts rise 1.9% in September

ConDig (20-Oct-20).  Construction of new homes in the US increased 1.9% in September as sales continue to be supported by low interest rates.  The rise took construction to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.42…

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Granite books $16M contract to build FEMA homes

ConDig (13-Oct-20) Civil contractor and construction materials producer Granite Construction has landed a $16 million contract for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) homes in the Northern Mariana Islands, a US commonwealth in the Western Pacific….


Skanska lands $64M deal for data center in Oregon

ConDig (30-Sept-20).  Swedish developer and contractor Skanska has secured a $64 million contract to build a data center in Oregon. Under the multi-phase contract with Flexential Corp, the company will build a 32,500 square-meter Tier…



Skanska drives off with $106M viaduct upgrade project

ConDig (17-Sept-20).  Swedish developer and contractor Skanska has bagged a $106 million deal for the 95 Northbound viaduct replacement in Providence, Rhode Island. Under the design-build deal with the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, the…


Homebuilder confidence soars to all-time high in Sept

ConDig (16-Sept-20).  US homebuilder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes surged to an all-time high of 83 in September, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index…