Construction Starts Rise 23 Percent in First Half of Year
- Published: Thursday, 23 July 2015 09:48
- Written by Rock Products News
During the first six months of 2015, total construction starts on an unadjusted basis were reported at $336.0 billion, up 23 percent from the same period a year ago, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. If the volatile electric utility and gas plant category is excluded, total construction starts during the first half of 2015 would be up a more moderate 11 percent from the same period a year ago.