I recently heard Ken Simonson, chief economist for the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America, discuss the high expectations many construction firms have for this coming year. The industry, in general, is optimistic about demand for construction services in almost every market category, from hospitals and retail to highway and public building, he explained.
Simonson is one of several of the sources we tapped to produce our annual Where’s the Work infographic. The piece takes a high-level view of the overall construction industry growth forecast for 2017, including which segments are hotter than others.
See what the construction economists are saying. Download the infographic.