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Dodge Data & Analytics to Preview New Sweets App for AutoCAD at AIA Convention

Posted on May 22, 2016 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (13071)

NEW YORK – May 17, 2016 – Dodge Data & Analytics will preview its new Sweets app for Autodesk AutoCAD software at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention in Philadelphia May 19-21 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, booth #3939.

The Sweets app – which follows a version for Revit released earlier this year – will give more than one million architects and design professionals fully integrated access to an extensive building product database, al...

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March Construction Eases Back One Percent

Posted on April 30, 2016 at 10:15 PM Comments comments (1427)

NEW YORK – April 22, 2016 – At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $660.5 billion, new construction starts in March receded 1% from February’s pace, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. Total construction starts had jumped 13% in February, led by a huge gain for the electric utility and gas plant category. While the dollar amount of electric utility and gas plant starts fell considerably in March, accompanied by a pullback for public works, the latest month featured a s...

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Study Finds Global Green Building is Expected to Double by 2018

Posted on April 23, 2016 at 1:45 AM Comments comments (10075)

Strong Growth Anticipated Globally and in U.S. Green Building Market, but Nation Lags Globally in Measuring the Benefits of Building Green

NEW YORK – Feb. 16, 2016 – Companies involved in U.S. construction plan on intensifying their involvement in green building over the next three years, according to the new World Green Building Trends Study from Dodge Data & Analytics, conducted with support from United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) and its UTC Climate, Controls & ...

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Construction Industry is Split Across a Safety Culture Spectrum

Posted on April 18, 2016 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (2694)

Contractors at the top end of the spectrum report experiencing higher project quality, greater impact of safety on their project ROI and better ability to retain and attract new staff than those at the low end of the spectrum.

NEW YORK – April 12, 2016 – A new study from Dodge Data & Analytics establishes a safety culture spectrum based on the performance of 254 U.S. contractors on 33 leading indicators of a safety culture. The new Building a Safety Culture SmartMarket R...

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Dodge Momentum Index Falls in March

Posted on April 18, 2016 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (10762)

NEW YORK – April 7, 2016 – The Dodge Momentum Index fell 7% in March to 117.4 from its revised February reading of 126.4 (2000=100). The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year. The decline in March is the first setback for the Index following three months of gains. Over the last 12 months the Index has been ...

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