2014 East South Central Region Forecast Nashville is the region's largest city and usually boasts a healthy housing market, but so far this year residential construction is below the national rate. / Wikimedia Commons

2014 East South Central Region Forecast

A big tire plant in Mississippi is the largest project in the region. Unemployment is higher than the national average. Mississippi added 6,300 new construction jobs through the first eight months of 2013.  

East_South_Central_Electrical_Wholesaling_Forecast Only one large construction project broke ground in this region during 2013, a $300 million Yokohama Tire Corp. plant that will manufacture commercial truck tires in West Point, Miss. However, two fairly large projects are on the drawing boards – a $725 million natural g

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