Economics

Architecture Billings Rebound in February
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Architecture Billings Rebound in February

After starting off 2017 with a contraction, the Architecture Billings Index... More

BLS: U.S. Adds 235,000 Jobs in February
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BLS: U.S. Adds 235,000 Jobs in February

The nominal unemployment rate falls to 4.7 percent and clears the way for a Fed... More

Labor Gains and Lot Pains
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Labor Gains and Lot Pains

Gains in construction employment could ease builders' pain going into spring, but... More

Architecture Billings Start 2017 With a Contraction
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Architecture Billings Start 2017 With a Contraction

After reaching the highest level since 2007 in December, architecture billings... More

Chicagoland Sees Strongest Housing Start Performance Since the Recession
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Chicagoland Sees Strongest Housing Start Performance Since the Recession

Metrostudy’s Chicagoland regional survey for Q4 2016 shows 13.4% YOY growth in new... More

BLS: U.S. Adds 227,000 Jobs in January
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BLS: U.S. Adds 227,000 Jobs in January

The first employment report under the Trump administration saw a rebound in... More

National Residential Economic Report Predicts Housing Shortages
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National Residential Economic Report Predicts Housing Shortages

In this video, Senior Vice President of Metrostudy Mark Boud gives a rundown of... More

Single-Family Starts Drop for Second Month
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Single-Family Starts Drop for Second Month

Remain up 3.9% from December, 2015 at annual pace of 795K. More

Architecture Billings Reach Highest Level Since 2007
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Architecture Billings Reach Highest Level Since 2007

Today's report from the AIA marks a strong end for 2016, with three consecutive... More

IBS Wrap and 2017 Outlook
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IBS Wrap and 2017 Outlook

Out of the aisles and back in the trenches and job sites ... here's some... More

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