Office construction around the World Trade Center site including the recently completed Freedom Tower shown here has been one of the largest construction projects in the country over the past few years

Office construction around the World Trade Center site, including the recently completed Freedom Tower shown here, has been one of the largest construction projects in the country over the past few years.

2014 Middle Atlantic Region Forecast

 New York City's construction market is going strong with an estimated $31.5 billion in construction spending expected in 2014. Construction employment is also up in the city, where the BLS says 5,000 jobs were added through August 2013. On the drawing boards are the redevelopment of the area around the 30th St. Station and Camden, N.J.'s waterfront.     

The Big Apple has been one of the nation’s hottest urban construction markets, and 2014 should prove to be no different, as there’s a staggering array of office construction, mass transit upgrades and residential redevelopment underway. The New York Building Congress said a surge in residential building in the city will boost total construction sp

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