Construction economists bullish on commercial, industrial market
- Published: Tuesday, 05 August 2014 15:04
- Written by Concrete News
Sources: Associated Builders and Contractors, Washington, D.C.
“A combination of low interest rates; wealth effects stemming from a booming stock market and rising home prices; surging energy production; and expanding industrial output has helped position the U.S. economy for more rapid growth during the next several quarters,” says ABC Chief Economist Anirban Basu. “This will lead to more robust recovery in the U.S. nonresidential construction industry, which has also been aided by stable materials prices and improving commercial real estate fundamentals.”