Known as New England39s quotHub Cityquot Boston is also the center of the region39s economy It39s home to one of the nation39s healthiest downtown construction markets  Wikimedia Commons

Known as New England's "Hub City," Boston is also the center of the region's economy. It's home to one of the nation's healthiest downtown construction markets. / Wikimedia Commons

2014 New England Region Forecast

New England is growing nicely, led by commercial construction in the Boston market. Construction employment growth at 16% is second only to Los Angeles. Overall, the region's electrical sales should grow 6.5% in 2014.

New England is enjoying a nice recovery from the economic doldrums, and as usual it’s been led by the Boston metropolitan area, which Moody’s says has “the strongest commercial real estate market in the country since the 2008 recession.” In the past few years, the city has enjoyed a major redevelopment of its waterfront, the opening of thousands of square

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