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Homebuilding is largely responsible for the increase in construction spending. (Getty / Photo Illustration for The Real Deal)

Construction spending hits new record in January

U.S. construction spending reached the highest level on record last month as both local and federal governments began loosening...

Construction spending hits new record in January
(iStock/Illustration by Kevin Rebong for The Real Deal)

Housing starts fall for first time since August

Housing starts fell in January, marking the first time since August that there hasn’t been month-over-month growth in residential...

Housing starts fall for first time since August
President Barack Obama and a rendering of the Obama Presidential Center (Getty)
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Obama Presidential Center project clears federal review

More than four years after plans were unveiled to build the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park, a federal...

Obama Presidential Center project clears federal review
(iStock/Photo Illustration by Kevin Rebong for The Real Deal)

Spending on home construction jumps 21% in December

Homebuilding was strong in December and finished the year up 11.8 percent, while all other construction combined was flat...

Spending on home construction jumps 21% in December
Overall, the number of housing units that started construction last year was up 7 percent from 2019. (iStock)

Residential construction had busiest year since 2006: MBA

Residential construction continued to surge as 2020 came to an end, finishing off homebuilding’s busiest year since the housing...

Residential construction had busiest year since 2006: MBA
Construction spending in November was dominated by housing again as concerns grow about “meager” nonresidential work (iStock)

Homebuilding boom continues with 16% increase

Homebuilding continued to boom in November, new data show, while concern is growing over the lack of nonresidential projects....

Homebuilding boom continues with 16% increase
Residential construction accounted for 44% of spending in October. (iStock)

Housing drives rise in construction spending October

A strong housing market continued to fuel construction spending this fall. Construction spending grew an estimated 1.3 percent in...

Housing drives rise in construction spending October
Housing starts rose almost 5% last month

Housing starts rose almost 5% last month

Homebuilding surged in October in tandem with confidence in the sector reaching a new high. Housing starts jumped 4.9 percent to 1.5 million, seasonally adjusted, compared to 1.4 million logged in September by the...

Housing starts rose almost 5% last month
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