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Friday, May 1, 2015

March 2015 Construction Spending

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Overall construction spending in the United States fell 0.6% during March (+0.4% expected), to a seasonally adjusted and annualized rate (SAAR) of $966.6 billion. Private construction spending dropped by 0.3%. Outlays on residential projects shrank by 1.6% while non-residential expanded by 1.0%. Spending on public construction projects decreased 1.5%. 
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Click here for a discussion of March’s new residential permits, starts and completions. Click here for a discussion of new and existing home sales, inventories and prices.
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