Providence, RI (PRWEB) August 15, 2013
Gilbane Building Company today announces the publication of the Summer 2013 edition of Construction Economics – Market Conditions in Construction. Based on an array of economic data, construction starts, and material cost trends, the data continues to show positive growth for the industry.
“Supported by overall positive growth trends for year 2013, I expect margins and overall escalation to climb more rapidly than we’ve seen in five years,” says Ed Zarenski, the report’s author and a 40-year veteran of the construction industry. “Rates will continue to rise and borrowing costs will add potential cost to future funding of projects. The cheapest time to build is now behind us. ”
According to the report, work activity in nonresidential buildings construction slowed in the first five months but is expected to increase substantially in the second half of 2013. Other highlights include:
This free report and its executive summary are available for download at http://info.gilbaneco.com/construction-economics-summer-2013
About Gilbane, Inc.
Gilbane provides a full slate of construction and facilities-related services – from pre-construction planning and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive construction management, close-out and facility management services – for clients across various markets. Marking its 140th year in operation and still a privately held, family-run company, Gilbane has more than 60 office locations around the world. To find out what the next 140 years have in store, visit http://www.gilbaneco.com .