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Nonresidential Construction: Prepare for a Stronger Year Ahead
By Alan Beaulieu on August 19, 2021

Contractors and material suppliers working in nonresidential construction experienced a declining marketplace over the last 15 months while many other industries were experiencing strong...

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3 Things to Consider as You Navigate Toward and Through 2022
By Brian Beaulieu on August 16, 2021

2022 is not going to be a replay of 2021. Trends are shifting. Business leaders need to be aware of those shifts so they can properly interpret them and plan for them. Otherwise,...

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Signs of a Slowdown In Housing
By Connor Lokar on August 13, 2021

Single Family housing market conditions have been red hot since last spring, but recent data points are starting to indicate support for ITR’s forecast of slowing home construction...

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Preparing for Slowing Growth
By Taylor St. Germain on August 11, 2021

Planning season is approaching quickly. For many of you, it is likely already be here. As we work on our budgets and strategies for 2022, it is important that we recognize that a...

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Choosing an Inflation Benchmark
By Jackie Greene on July 30, 2021

Inflation has become a rising topic of conversation as the rate itself has risen. While we do not expect today’s elevated inflation level to be the start of 1980s-level inflation, we do...

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From the President's Desk

China Is Leading the Way
By Alan Beaulieu on July 26, 2021

China is leading the way, but not the way you might think. China Industrial Production is the first major economy to slow in its rate of rise , as indicated by the March high in the 3/12...

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