From the Census Bureau reported that overall construction spending increased:
Construction spending during July 2022 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,777.3 billion, 0.4 percent below the revised June estimate of $1,784.3 billion. The July figure is 8.5 percent above the July 2021 estimate of $1,637.3 billion.
emphasis addedPrivate spending decreased and public spending increased:
Spending on private construction was at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,424.2 billion, 0.8 percent below the revised June estimate of $1,436.4 billion. …
In July, the estimated seasonally adjusted annual rate of public construction spending was $353.1 billion, 1.5 percent above the revised June estimate of $347.9 billion. Click on graph for larger image.
This graph shows private residential and nonresidential construction spending, and public spending, since 1993. Note: nominal dollars, not inflation adjusted.
Residential (red) spending is 36% above the bubble peak (in nominal terms – not adjusted for inflation).
Non-residential (blue) spending is 21% above the bubble era peak in January 2008 (nominal dollars).
Public construction spending is 8% above the peak in March 2009.
On a year-over-year basis, private residential construction spending is up 14.1%. Non-residential spending is up 3.1% year-over-year. Public spending is up 3.3% year-over-year.