Electrical Marketing’s Leading Economic Indicators - April 19, 2013

Electrical Marketing’s Leading Economic Indicators - April 19, 2013

“Conditions have been strengthening in all regions and construction sectors for the last several months,” said AIA Chief Economist, Kermit Baker.

Building permits slide 3.9% in March. While the March tally was off from February, the U.S. Census Bureau says the seasonally adjusted annual rate of 902,000 total building permits for the month was 17.3% above the March 2012 estimate of 769,000. Single-family authorizations in March were at a rate of 595,000, 0.5% below the revised February figure of 598,000. Authorizations of units in buildings with five units

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