Construction spending missed expectations when it increased 0.4% in December 2014 to an annual spending rate of $982.1 billion.

The U.S. Census Bureau reports that the total value of the construction industry for the year 2014 was $961.4 billion.

Why construction workers are the happiest employees.

A breakdown of bid types in the Northeast: 4,181 public construction bids and 923 private construction bids from November – January 2014.