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Manufacturing, transportation gains lift construction starts

September 22, 2023


On a positive note, it was the second consecutive month-to-month increase for project kick offs, marking a move away from a trend of off-again, on-again growth. And across the U.S., total construction starts in August rose in three of four regions – the Midwest, South Atlantic and West. Beginnings in the South Central geography fell.

The report tracks three categories: nonresidential buildings, nonbuilding construction activity and residential buildings.

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