2017 Mountain Region Forecast

Arizona . Colorado . Idaho . Montana . Nevada . New Mexico . Utah . Wyoming

There’s an interesting mix of projects now in the pipeline in this region, highlighted by two billion-dollar proposals — a $1.9 billion redevelopment of the Moulin Rouge property in Las Vegas and a $1.6 billion nuclear waste storage facility for the Navy and DOE. The $357 million Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center in Aurora, Colo., and two $200 million-plus hospital expansions in Tucson, Ariz., and St. George, Utah, are the largest projects to break ground this year in this region according to Dodge. The region is also home to 10 of the hottest housing markets in the U.S., as measured by the Hotness Index, with three Idaho and two Utah metros leading the pack — Boise, Coeur d’Alene, and Idaho Falls, Idaho; St. George and Provo-Orem, Utah; Greeley, Ft. Collins and Colorado Springs, Colo.; and Prescott, Ariz.

 

Key Economic Indicators

Need a quick read on the economic health of the key metros in this region? Just click on the region's largest Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) outlined in red. Once the pop-up window you can use the vertical scroll bar to see statistics on local Construction & Manufacturing Employment; building permits; unemployment and population growth.

 

Mountain Region Projects in the Pipeline

Want to seem or projects that are either underway or on the drawing boards in the Mountain Region? Just click on the markers in the map below. You can also zoom in on regions of interest or grab the map and move it for a better look at the areas you want.

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