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    Building intelligence: Q2 2018

    2018-10-05T06:00:00

    Construction output in the second quarter of 2018 rose by 1% compared with last year, but most sectors seem to be feeling the growing uncertainty around Brexit

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    Tracker: August 2018

    2018-10-04T06:00:00

    Activity indices rose in August for all sectors except civil engineering, which hit its lowest level for six months

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    Tracker: July 2018

    2018-09-07T06:00:00

    Activity, employment prospects and demand are all showing slower growth, with the cost of labour, materials shortages and financial constraints on the rise.

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    Tracker: June 2018

    2018-08-03T06:00:00

    Overall activity remains strong, but those working on non-residential and civil engineering projects are starting to experience a fall in work in hand.

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    Building intelligence: Q1 2018

    2018-07-05T09:24:00

    Construction output in Q1 of 2018 was 3% below that of a year ago, with public housing contributing most to the fall – while private housing showed healthy growth again

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    Tracker: May 2018

    2018-07-03T16:46:00

    Overall activity levels slipped closer to the no-growth point, although repairs and maintenance were up. New orders kept on growing strongly, but new enquiries less so.

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    Tracker: April 2018

    2018-05-31T06:24:00

    Activity increased across all sectors compared with March, and most of all in civil engineering. Tender prices are also still on the rise, but new orders are growing more slowly

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    Tracker: March 2018

    2018-05-01T06:00:00

    Activity is still rising, although more slowly in some sectors, while orders and enquiries are also on the up – although repair and maintenance is losing momentum

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    Building intelligence: Q4 2017

    2018-04-06T16:28:00

    Construction output in Q4 of 2017 was 1% above that of a year ago, with growth driven by new housing – and private housing proving particularly strong

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    Tracker: February 2018

    2018-04-06T16:14:00

    Overall construction indicators mostly showed small if steady improvement in February, though civils went the opposite way

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    Tracker: January 2018

    2018-03-05T06:30:00

    The total activity index shows growth but gradual decline is in progress – while the UK regional index is slowly losing momentum

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    Tracker: December 2017

    2018-02-02T06:30:00

    Little growth was in evidence as most indices stayed steady or contracted, while all sectors experienced less work in hand

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    Building intelligence: Q3 2017

    2018-01-11T07:45:00

    Construction output rose by 3% in Q3 2017 with a particularly strong performance from public sector housing

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    Tracker: November 2017

    2018-01-09T07:00:00

    The total activity index indicated growth, while R&M index rose for the fifth consecutive month

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    Tracker: October 2017

    2017-11-30T07:00:00

    The total activity index indicates growth, and residential and non-residential activity is in positive territory

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    Tracker: September 2017

    2017-10-31T06:00:00

    The total activity index stayed steady at its highest level since the referendum, with civil engineering growing especially fast

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    Tracker: August 2017

    2017-10-03T11:02:00

    The total activity index rose by four points in August. The R&M index fell by a point, staying just inside positive territory

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    Building intelligence: Q2 2017

    2017-10-03T10:08:00

    Although uncertainty continues to mount since the Brexit vote, the private housing sector fared better in the second quarter

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    Tracker: July 2017

    2017-09-01T05:00:00

    The total activity index remained stable in July. The R&M index grew and returned to positive territory and the orders index was one point up from June’s figure. Experian Economics reports

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    Tracker: June 2017

    2017-08-01T13:50:00

    The total activity index was unchanged in June, signifying continued expansion, although both the R&M index and civil engineering sector contracted. Experian Economics reports

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