Dodge Momentum Index Up Slightly In October

November 13, 2023

Dodge Momentum Index Up Slightly In October

The Dodge Momentum Index increased by 1% in October moving to 181.7. This was up from the revised September score of 180.3. Commercial planning was up by 2.0% while institutional planning was down by 1.4%.

Sarah Martin, associate director of forecasting for Dodge Construction Network, stated “Heightened momentum in warehouse planning activity supported the commercial side of the Index this month, while muted education planning activity slowed the institutional portion.”

Oct-23 Sep-23 % Change
Dodge Momentum Index 181.7 180.3 0.8%
Commercial Building 211.8 207.6 2.0%
Institutional Building 144.4 146.4 -1.4%

Martin continued, “Overall levels of planning activity remain robust and will support construction spending over the next 12 to 18 months.”

Year over year, The DMI was 8% lower than October of last year with -14% and +7% scores for the commercial and institutional components respectively.

Sources: For more information about the Dodge Momentum Index, visit the Dodge Data & Analytics website.

Belden-Stratford: A Case Study

November 2, 2023

Case Study: Belden-Stratford — Chicago, IL
Graham has a new case study showcasing our work for the Belden-Stratford, an adaptive reuse development in Chicago, IL.
The project presented a unique design challenge and a tight schedule. Graham worked in close …