1.02 trillion


Forecast for new construction in the U.S. in 2015

$381


Framing Lumber Price per 1,000 Board Feet on 10/24/2014

6 million


Workers within the U.S. construction industry


FORECAST FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION IN THE U.S.

BUILDING PERMITS ISSUED

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The graph above provides the monthly number of new housing units authorized by building permits nationwide, broken down by construction size.


NEW PRIVATELY-OWNED HOUSING UNITS STARTED

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This chart shows the monthly number of new privately-owned housing units that have begun construction (Housing Starts) in the United States.


NEW HOUSES SOLD, BY SALES PRICES

CONSTRUCTION SPENDING

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The chart above provides monthly estimates of the total dollar value of construction work done in the U.S., it includes the cost of labor and materials, architectural and engineering work, overhead, interest and taxes paid during construction, and contractor’s profits.


CONSTRUCTION SPENDING (RESIDENTIAL vs NON-RESIDENTIAL)


CONSTRUCTION SPENDING (PRIVATE vs PUBLIC)


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