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The Week Ahead: Tracking Residential Construction

Carpenter Measuring A Wooden Plank.On Thursday, February 1, at 10 a.m. EST, the United States Census Bureau will release its monthly Value of Construction Put in Place Survey. Conducted monthly since 1964, the Survey estimates the total dollar value of construction work done in the U.S. in a give month. It covers both new work and improvements to existing buildings.

The previous release of the Survey covered November 2017. Each release tracks residential, nonresidential, and public construction spending, both in seasonally adjusted annual rates and unadjusted rates.

Here’s what else is scheduled for The Week Ahead.