Economic Indicators http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7389/more en Construction Starts Climb 9% in January http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/construction-starts-climb-9-january <div class="node-body article-body">The value of new construction starts climbed 9% in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $621.0 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics, but giant construction projects continue to prop up the gains to some degree.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/construction-starts-climb-9-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/construction-starts-climb-9-january#comments Economic Indicators Dodge Data Analytics Mon, 02 Mar 2015 03:37:00 +0000 23081 at http://ewweb.com Photo credit: Getty Images North America DISC's Herm Isenstein on the 2015 Office Market http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/discs-herm-isenstein-2015-office-market <div class="node-body video-body">While the 2015 office market is on an upswing and will be a solid business niche for many electrical distributors, DISC Corp.'s Herm Isenstein says a diverse business portfolio is still better for the long run.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/discs-herm-isenstein-2015-office-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/discs-herm-isenstein-2015-office-market#comments Economic Indicators Mon, 16 Feb 2015 09:53:00 +0000 22911 at http://ewweb.com Follow That Moving Truck http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/follow-moving-truck <div class="node-body article-body">Want to know which cities are growing the fastest? Follow that moving truck. Atlas Van Lines has released data on the origins and destinations of interstate (or between states) moves throughout the previous calendar year for the past 22 years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/follow-moving-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/follow-moving-truck#comments Economic Indicators Atlas Van Lines Migration Study Mon, 26 Jan 2015 01:13:00 +0000 22371 at http://ewweb.com 2015 National Factbook http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2015-national-factbook <div class="node-body gallery-body">Few countries on the planet now enjoy such a perfect storm of positive economic indicators. Indeed, one of the few negatives in the 2015 U.S. economic outlook is that key trading partners are wrestling with reduced growth rates (China), or are worried about falling back into recession (Europe). It really is pretty amazing how far the overall U.S. economy has come back since the Great Recession of 2007-2009.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2015-national-factbook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2015-national-factbook#comments Economic Indicators Market Planning Guide 2015 Market Planning Guide electrical economy Thu, 01 Jan 2015 19:44:00 +0000 22861 at http://ewweb.com AIA’s Architecture Billings Index Enjoys Nice Jump in September http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/aia-s-architecture-billings-index-enjoys-nice-jump-september <div class="node-body article-body">With all geographic regions and building project sectors showing positive conditions, there continues to be a heightened level of demand for design services signaled in the latest Architecture Billings Index (ABI).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/aia-s-architecture-billings-index-enjoys-nice-jump-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/aia-s-architecture-billings-index-enjoys-nice-jump-september#comments Economic Indicators AIA Architecture Billings Index Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:38:00 +0000 20321 at http://ewweb.com 25 Hot Housing Market to Watch in 2015 http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/25-hot-housing-market-watch-2015 <div class="node-body data_table-body">While the overall U.S. housing market has slowed down a little bit in recent months from the rapid growth it had been enjoying over the past year or two, some market areas are still enjoying a real surge in home-building. Check out Electrical Wholesaling's picks for 25 Hot Housing Markets to Watch in 2015.</div> <div class="field-csv-file"> <span>CSV File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-text-csv" alt="text/csv icon" src="http://ewweb.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/text-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://ewweb.com/site-files/ewweb.com/files/data-tables/EW 25 Hottest Housing Markets.csv" type="text/csv; length=1221">EW 25 Hottest Housing Markets.csv</a></div> </div> <div class="field-disable-sidebar"> Disable Right Sidebar Display </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><legend>Images</legend> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="hot_housting_markets_getty_images_joe_raedle" src="http://ewweb.com/site-files/ewweb.com/files/uploads/2014/10/austinconstruction2.jpg?1413826779" /> </div> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/25-hot-housing-market-watch-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/25-hot-housing-market-watch-2015#comments Economic Indicators News Watch Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:05:00 +0000 20231 at http://ewweb.com <p>With 8,000 single-family building permits pulled through August -- a 27% change year-over-year (YOY) -- the housing market in Austin, Texas, is hot, hot, hot.&nbsp;</p> Joe Raedle / Getty Images September Purchasing Managers Index Slides 2.4 Points But Still In Growth Territory http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/september-purchasing-managers-index-slides-24-points-still-growth-territory <div class="node-body article-body">While the September PMI published by the Tempe, Ariz.-based Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Manufacturing Business Survey Committee decreased 2.4 points from August’s reading of 59% to 56.6%, it still indicates continued expansion in manufacturing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/september-purchasing-managers-index-slides-24-points-still-growth-territory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/september-purchasing-managers-index-slides-24-points-still-growth-territory#comments Economic Indicators Institute Supply Management Purchasing Managers Index Fri, 03 Oct 2014 22:05:00 +0000 19901 at http://ewweb.com New-Home Sales Top 500,000 in August, Highest Level Since 2008 http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/new-home-sales-top-500000-august-highest-level-2008 <div class="node-body article-body">Sales of newly built, single-family homes increased 18% in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 504,000 units in August, the highest level in six years, according to newly released data by the U.S. Census Bureau.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/new-home-sales-top-500000-august-highest-level-2008" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/new-home-sales-top-500000-august-highest-level-2008#comments Economic Indicators National Association of Home Builders residential market Fri, 03 Oct 2014 21:23:00 +0000 19891 at http://ewweb.com September Construction Employment Hits Highest Level Since May 2009 http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/september-construction-employment-hits-highest-level-may-2009 <div class="node-body article-body">Construction employers added 16,000 jobs and the sector's unemployment rate fell to 7%, the lowest rate for September in years, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America, Washington, D.C.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/september-construction-employment-hits-highest-level-may-2009" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/september-construction-employment-hits-highest-level-may-2009#comments Economic Indicators Associated General Contractors construction market Fri, 03 Oct 2014 19:33:00 +0000 19881 at http://ewweb.com <p><span style="color: rgb(102, 102, 102); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; line-height: 16.2000007629395px;">Construction workers build the $1.05 billion Brickell CityCentre condo/retail mix use complex on July 7, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Condo projects are booming in the South Florida area as foreign investors pour money into the new residences being built.&nbsp;</span></p> (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) July Construction Employment Increases in 39 States; Nevada Up 13.4% YTY http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/july-construction-employment-increases-39-states-nevada-134-yty <div class="node-body article-body">Construction firms added jobs in 39 states from July 2013 to July 2014 and in 34 states from June to July, according to an analysis today of Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/july-construction-employment-increases-39-states-nevada-134-yty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/economic-indicators/july-construction-employment-increases-39-states-nevada-134-yty#comments Economic Indicators Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:10:00 +0000 18461 at http://ewweb.com