Commercial


Vaccine mandate will deepen skills shortage

ConDig (27-Sept-21) The rollout of a vaccine mandate will exacerbate a skilled workers shortage currently gripping the construction industry, contractors have warned. “We will be reviewing the guidance carefully with industry stakeholders to understand its…



Construction starts tumble 9% in August

ConDig (20-Sept–21).  US construction starts dropped 9% month on month in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $782.8 billion, according to latest figures from Dodge Data & Analytics. The fall comes as all three sectors…


House builders slam tax hike plan

ConDig (9-Sept-21). Leaders of the US homebuilding industry have heavily criticized plans by House Democrats to raise marginal tax rates on individuals and corporations. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) said the raft of…


Construction costs edge lower in Sept

ConDig (10-Sept-20).  US construction input prices dipped 0.6% in August compared with the month prior, according to the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). The association said that analysis of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics’…


Skanska invests $129M in Virginia office development

ConDig (01-Sept-21).  Swedish developer and contractor Skanska has invested $129 million into an office development in Arlington, Virginia. The company said the 3901 Fairfax development project will involve building a 9-story, 19,000 square meter office…


Primoris captures two solar contracts worth over $120M

ConDig (31-Aug–21) Dallas, Texas-based construction and infrastructure company Primoris Services Corp has secured two solar power contracts worth a combined value of over $120 million. The first contract involves the engineering, procurement and construction of…



US construction starts dip 7% in June

ConDig (21-Jul–21).  US construction starts tumbled 7% in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $8863.6 billion amid a slowdown across all three major sects, according to latest figures from Dodge Data & Analytics. …