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Construction spending rises 0.6 percent in August to $915 billion

Oct 23, 2013

Construction spending rises 0.6 percent in August to $915 billion

U.S. construction spending rose 0.6 percent in August to its highest mark since April 2009, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. The figures come from preliminary data from the Commerce Department, which show that total construction spending ...

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Housing starts increase 0.9% in August

Sep 18, 2013

Housing starts increase 0.9% in August

Housing starts in the U.S. increased 0.9 percent in August, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. The increase follows a 6-percent rise in home construction in July. The figures come from new Commerce Department data, which show that ...

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Construction spending rises 0.6 percent in July to $900.8 billion

Sep 03, 2013

Construction spending rises 0.6 percent in July to $900.8 billion

U.S. construction spending rose 0.6 percent in July to its highest mark since June 2009, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. The figures come from preliminary data from the Commerce Department, which show that total construction spending ...

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Housing starts increase 6 percent in July

Aug 16, 2013

Housing starts increase 6 percent in July

Housing starts in the U.S. increased 6 percent in July, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. The increase follows a 9.9-percent drop in home construction in June. The figures come from new Commerce Department data, which show that ...

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Bloomberg report: Construction spending rises for second straight month

Jun 02, 2011

Construction spending in the U.S. rose in April for a second straight month as home-improvement expenditures increased along with construction of schools and power plants, Bloomberg reports. The news agency says that the 0.4-percent gain followed a revised 0.1 percent ...

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Construction spending down to $846.2 billion, lowest in 7 years

Apr 05, 2010

Construction spending in the U.S. fell in February to the lowest level in more than seven years, according to an April 1 Bloomberg report. The report noted that the 1.3 percent decrease to $846.2 billion, the lowest since November 2002, followed a revised 1.4 ...

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