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

Our curated set of measures provides industry executives and investors with the tool they need to navigate these unprecedented times. To learn more about receiving the full report, which includes the latest weekly update, please submit your inquiry below.

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