Latest Headlines

February Construction Contracts Advance One (1) Percent 04.02.2002

April 2, 2002
/ Print / Reprints /
/ Text Size+
At a seasonably adjusted rate of 4512.8 billion, the value of new construction starts in Feb. increased 1 percent compared to the previous month, according to the F.W. Dodge Division of The McGraw-Hill Companies. Greater contracting was reported for nonresidential building and public works, outweighing a moderate decline for single family housing.

February's data lifted the Dodge Index to 154 (1996=100), slightly above a revised 153 for January. The Dodge Index had settled back to 146 at the close of 2001, after reaching a peak of 155 earlier in the year.

Nonresidential building grew five percent to $169.8 billion, nonbuilding construction increased 12 percent to $109.2 billion, while residential building fell six percent to $233.8 billion.

During the first two months of 2002, total construction on an unadjusted basis was up 2 percent versus the same period a year ago. Residential and nonbuilding construction showed respective gains of 11 percent and five percent, but nonresidential building was down 11 percent compared to 2001.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to POB

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.

9/30/14 2:00 pm EDT

Technical Workflows on the Job Site Using 3D Laser Scanning

The purpose of this webinar is to dig into different laser scanning workflows and techniques.


POB September 2014

2014 September

In this September 2014 issue of POB, we take a look at a book that reveals how a rare-map dealer made millions stealing ancient maps. Also, discover the secrets of a 21st-century surveyor and how technology enables small surveying businesses to ease growing pains and maximize their potential.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Surveying Career

Would you recommend surveying as a career to a current college student?
View Results Poll Archive

Point of Beginning Store

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\POB\epubsite\Statues-pic-large.gif
Surveyor Statues

The perfect gift or award for any special occasion.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

Geo Locator

Buyers Guide

The #1 buyers' guide for land surveyors and geomatics professionals. Search listings for software and equipment manufacturers, equipment dealers and professional services. CLICK HERE to view GeoLocator.


Facebook logo Twitter logo  LinkedIn logo  YouTube logoRPLS small logo

Google +