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From the monthly archives: May 2011

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Construction Backlog Grows 4 Percent In First Quarter of 2011

Tuesday, May 17, 2011 3:50 PM
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today reports that its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) for the first quarter of 2011 averaged 7.3 months, a 4 percent increase from 7.1 months during the fourth quarter of 2010, and up from 6.1 months, or an increase of 21 percent, from one year ago. CBI is a forward-looking indicator that measures the amount of construction work under contract to be completed in the future.
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