November 29, 2015

Issue 1 – THIRD QUARTER 2012 – Nonresidential Construction's Recovery Has Stalled

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Issue 1 – THIRD QUARTER 2012 – Nonresidential Construction's Recovery Has Stalled
During the third quarter of 2012, the U.S. economy expanded for a 13th consecutive quarter. Unfortunately, nonresidential construction has not been among the economic segments experiencing meaningful recovery. While the broader economy expanded at a 2 percent annualized rate during the third quarter, due in part to ongoing consumer spending growth, nonresidential investment declined 4.4 percent on an annualized basis following a modest 0.3 percent gain during the second.

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