- Starts in the three months to August were 10% lower than a year ago
- Non-residential project starts were 12% down on the same period in 2016, led lower by falls in office, retail, education and health projects
- Residential starts were 7% lower than a year ago due to a drop in private housing activity
- Civil engineering starts were 12% lower than a year ago
The value of work starting on site in the three months to August was 10% lower than during the same period a year ago, according to the latest Glenigan Index. On a seasonally adjusted basis .....