construction activity

May Construction Starts Climb 15 Percent

NEW YORK/ June 20, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $783.6 billion, new construction starts in May advanced 15% from April, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. The increase follows a 12% decline in April, and shows total construction activity reaching the highest level reported over the past eight months. The … Continue reading May Construction Starts Climb 15 Percent

Outdoor Lighting Fixture Demand to Grow 6.7% Annually Through 2022

CLEVELAND/ May 21, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Demand for outdoor fixtures is expected to increase 6.7% per year to $5.5 billion in 2022. A wide variety of fixtures are installed outdoors, including area and floodlighting, roadway lighting, and other types such as spotlighting and nonroadway high-mast lighting. Demand will benefit less from building construction activity than … Continue reading Outdoor Lighting Fixture Demand to Grow 6.7% Annually Through 2022

Realtors® Say Commercial Market on the Upswing, Construction Activity Sluggish

WASHINGTON/ May 18, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — A strengthening economy and job growth nearing historic levels have given Realtors® confidence in future commercial real estate market conditions, according to speakers at a commercial real estate forum during the 2018 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of Realtors®, led … Continue reading Realtors® Say Commercial Market on the Upswing, Construction Activity Sluggish