2015 Regional Factbook


Some large solar projects in New Mexico and Nevada top the list of green construction projects in this region. / First Solar
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This photo illustrates two of the biggest drivers of this region's economy - oil & gas and agri-business.
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Top 10 Markets for Electrical Products in 2015

Nov. 21, 2014
DISC Corp.'s Herm Isenstein busts out his own Top 10 list for the Largest Markets for Electrical Products in 2015.
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The renovation of Nashville's legendary Ryman Auditorium is not the highest-dollar-value project in the region, but its reopening reflects the optimism that comes with being a Top 25 market for residential construction.

2015 East South Central Region Forecast

Nov. 21, 2014
Nashville solidified its position as a Top 25 housing market with over 8,000 total housing permits pulled through August and the 31,000 new residents it attracted from August ...
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2015 South Atlantic Region Forecast

Nov. 20, 2014
The region is bristling with economic drivers that should keep business humming for years to come. Washington, D.C., is a top-five market for multi-family residential construction...
The development of Hudson Yards will create more than 23,000 construction jobs to build more than 17 million square feet of commercial and residential space, more than 100 shops, a collection of restaurants, approximately 5,000 residences and a 175-room luxury hotel, along with acres of public space.

2015 Middle Atlantic Region Forecast

Nov. 19, 2014
New York City's construction market is going strong with some of the lowest commercial vacancy rates in the nation - Midtown South (5.5%) and Midtown (7.4%) New York is a Top ...
Rendering: Olympia Development of Michigan
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2015 East North Central Region Forecast

Nov. 18, 2014
Plenty of large projects are underway or on the drawing boards. Transportation figures prominently with a new rail line between Chicago and the Quad Cities. Even Detroit may be...