FMI's First Quarter 2019 Construction Outlook

Total engineering and construction spending for the U.S. is forecast to end up 3 percent in 2019, compared to up 4 percent in 2018.


Spending growth in 2019 is expected to be led by public investment across both nonresidential buildings and nonresidential structures. Current top-performing segments forecast in 2019 include transportation (+9 percent), public safety (+6 percent), educational (+5 percent) and manufacturing (+5 percent). Forecast bottom-performing segments in 2019 include religious (-5 percent) and lodging (-2 percent).


https://www.fminet.com/fmi-u-s-construction-outlook-first-quarter-2019-report/



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