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2020 Construction Outlook

2020 Construction Outlook

2020 promises overall increased spending in the U.S. construction industry, which will be the tenth consecutive year of growth; however, the growth is expected to be moderate and concentrated in very specific market sectors and geographies. Read more

2019 Construction Outlook

2019 Construction Outlook

The construction industry is on par for a repeat of 2018, which will mark nine years of consecutive growth in total spending. However, some of the familiar challenges we've seen over the years continue to loom over an aging industry and male-dominated workforce. Read more

2018 Construction Outlook

2018 Construction Outlook

This is the time of year when we take the time to reflect on wins and losses, and lessons learned, and how we can apply these experiences to improving our organizations for the new year. Helbling takes a close look at 2017's construction activity and what can be expected in 2018. Read more

FMI Releases U.S. Markets Construction Overview 2017

FMI Releases U.S. Markets Construction Overview 2017

FMI's 2017 U.S. Engineering & Construction Outlook shows cautious optimism with projected growth in many sectors. Read more

Dodge Releases Its 2017 Construction Outlook

Dodge Releases Its 2017 Construction Outlook

Dodge Data & Analytics released its much anticipated 2017 Dodge Construction Outlook on October 20th at its annual executive conference. The overall prediction? 2017 should be a good year for the construction sector. Read more

Construction: 2016 Hiring & Talent Outlook

Construction: 2016 Hiring & Talent Outlook

President Tom Helbling and Senior Managing Consultant Tom Dunn provide their insight of 2016 construction hiring trends and talent market Read more