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2015 East North Central Region Forecast

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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 getting busy, with a new Red Wings arena proposed for downtown.

In a market area that doesn’t always have much prime-time economic news to brag about, plenty of large projects are now underway or under discussion. McGraw-Hill Construction recently reported on the start of a $250 million Chicago office tower and the $240 million renovation of a train and bus terminal in the Windy City, and Illinois’ Daily Herald says the state’s Department of Transportation has started work on a $255 million rail line between Chicago and the Quad Cities. Commercial Property Executive also recently reported on the $300 million IMD Gateway Center, a mixed-use project. In Indiana, the electric utility NIPSCO broke ground on a $1.1 billion electric modernization job and the University Notre Dame started working on its $400 million Campus Crossroads project. Detroit has a dream downtown project on the drawing boards in Olympia Development’s proposed $650 million Red Wings arena project, and eastern Ohio is enjoying growth related to oil and natural gas extraction in the Marcellus Shale region.



You can use the employment data below to calculate sales potential for key customer groups by region, state and Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) by using this data and Electrical Wholesaling's 2014 Sales Multipliers. To get these multipliers and to learn how to use them, click here to get to Electrical Wholesaling 2015 Market Planning Guide. Just scroll down and look for "multipliers."