2016 New England Region Forecast

2016 New England Region Forecast

Most of the region's activity in 2016 will again be in Boston, which is getting a boost from biotech, computer and finance growth. Contractor employment is up 10% and multi-family starts are up 35%. Offshore wind farms in Maine and Rhode Island lead the list outside the Boston area.

Fueled by the growth of its computer, biotech and financial industries, and facility spending by some of its largest universities, Boston is enjoying a construction renaissance that is by some measures the most building the Hub City has seen in decades. Two key construction metrics are particularly impressive — contractor employment is up 10% yea

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