Oct 30 2012

Fall 2012 United States Construction Outlook

From JLL:

While bright spots exist in today’s construction industry, overall momentum is limited to a circling pattern until the political future of the United States is decided.

With a national economic stage very dimly lit, the construction industry continues to fall in the shadows. Little progress has been made this year, and the industry is largely in a holding pattern. Yet, while there are very few positive indicators for today’s economy, we are starting to see some signs of growth in the construction industry. But, if we are to concentrate on the positive, what are the drivers? In this report, we will take a look at some of the emerging drivers for the construction industry alongside the overall economic indicators. Because, in order for these areas of growth to truly pull the construction industry out of a holding pattern, complete economic stabilization, if not growth, is paramount.

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