Q4 2017 USG + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index

The Commercial Construction Index (CCI) is a quarterly economic indicator designed to gauge what drives the commercial construction industry and its leaders, based on research conducted with contractors. Topics covered include the three factors from which the Index is derived—backlog levels, new business opportunities and revenue forecasts—and additional market drivers such as workforce, financing, and materials and equipment trends. The Index also features a quarterly spotlight on revolving construction industry topics.  

  • The Q4 2017 CCI is 74, up one point from Q3 and on par with the positive outlook seen throughout 2017.

  • The quarterly spotlight is on jobsite efficiency, including the top means to improve labor productivity, jobsite logistics, project management onsite, and onsite use of advanced tools and equipment.