The impact of COVID-19 on the building and construction sector is constantly changing. And it's leaving company executives and investors alike with the daunting task of sorting through a firehose of information.
To help keep track of it all, L.E.K. Consulting is collecting data from a dozen different original sources — from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) to the Mortgage Bankers Association to the U.S. Census — to provide a current snapshot of the building and construction industry, including indicators such as:
- New construction starts, both commercial and residential
- Project delays
- Overall construction spending and industry unemployment
- Mortgage applications, loans in forbearance, and purchase sentiment
- Median housing prices, as well as number of permits, listings, and homes sold
- Residential R&R activity