CRB’s Horizons series of industry reports pools the talents and expertise of our leading subject matter experts to understand the conditions and forces affecting the life sciences and food and beverage industries. Our Horizons: Market Conditions report is a quarterly snapshot of the construction economy that addresses the challenges of capital project planning. It covers supply chain, escalation, labor and more.


Get the Horizons: Market Conditions Q4 2023 report now!

In our fourth edition of Horizons: Market Conditions, we’ll look back on a year that defied recessionary fears. We’ll also delve into the future because there are still plenty of economic factors to keep an eye on.

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Horizons: Market Conditions Q3 2023 report

As we approach the holiday season with a welcome recession-free outlook, the construction industry's workforce remains a challenging puzzle. Megaprojects in the manufacturing sector could cause additional labor and material shortages in the coming months and years. 

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Horizons: Market Conditions Q2 2023 report

We’re midway through the year, and the global economy has surpassed expectations. As inflation and unemployment rates steadily decline, the Federal Reserve's pursuit of a soft landing appears increasingly promising.

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Horizons: Market Conditions Q1 2023 report

The first installment of our quarterly Horizons: Market Conditions report finds capital project planning vexed by extreme uncertainty that permeates both the supply chain and labor pool, as rising interest rates and the expectation of a recession loom over the economy.

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