Today's Construction Economy
Q4 2022

Persistently High Inflation and Its Impact on Construction Pricing

By Tom Sanders, CCEA, CBA

Chief Economist, MOCA Systems, Inc.

This quarter’s edition highlights the persistently high inflation and its continued impact on construction pricing. An old Wall Street maxim states that the best cure for inflation is high prices, and that is bearing out in some corners of the construction economy as owners are beginning to balk. Materials prices are easing, but labor availability and wages are prevailing issues and have become the biggest concern among contractors.

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Meet the author

Tom Sanders, CCEA, CBA
Lead Economist at MOCA Systems

Tom Sanders is the lead economist for MOCA Systems, Inc., a leading owner’s representative firm providing program and project management services. Tom provides independent market analyses for military construction projects. He is a retired USAF Reserve Colonel with 30 years of service.

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