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The US construction industry has enjoyed expansion over the last three years, but we are now seeing a slowdown in this growth. Construction starts grew by 7% in both 2016 and 2017 and slowed to 3% in 2018.

$1305.69b
CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT TO NOVEMBER 2018
7.2 million
EMPLOYMENT IN CONSTRUCTION 2018
+3%
ENR CONSTRUCTION COST INDEX
Annual construction cost index 2012–2018

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