Market Planning Guide http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7386/more en 2016 Regional Markets At a Glance http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-regional-markets-glance <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here's a quick look at major economic trends and largest construction projects on the local and regional level across the United States.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-regional-markets-glance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-regional-markets-glance#comments Market Planning Guide East North Central East South Central Middle Atlantic Mountain New England Pacific South Atlantic West North Central West South Central Fri, 11 Dec 2015 21:57:00 +0000 28271 at http://ewweb.com 2016 National Factbook http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-national-factbook <div class="field-deck"> Conflicting economic signals from the construction and industrial business segments make it tougher to gauge the electrical industry in 2016, but good growth opportunities still exist in some market segments. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The decline in the industrial market segment over the past two quarters seems to have a cast a shadow over any optimism for the overall 2016 electrical market.&nbsp; And that&rsquo;s a shame, because the construction market should more than pull its weight in 2016 with some steady if unspectacular growth forecast for the commercial building segment and big-time growth expected in the single-family construction market.&nbsp; The construction outlook for 2016 definitely has a &ldquo;Tale of Two Cities&rdquo;&nbsp; flavor&nbsp; to it, with a select handful of local markets like Boston, New Yor</p></div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-national-factbook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-national-factbook#comments Market Planning Guide Gold Tue, 01 Dec 2015 19:58:00 +0000 32671 at http://ewweb.com 2016 Pacific Region Forecast http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-pacific-region-forecast <div class="field-deck"> Alaska - California - Hawaii - Oregon - Washington </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Construction cranes pierce the sky all over San Francisco and the growth of tech companies in Silicon Valley and throughout the Bay Area are supporting a healthy construction scene that’s cooled a little bit since last year but is still the envy of many other metros. </div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-pacific-region-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-pacific-region-forecast#comments Pacific Market Forecasts Market Planning Guide Gold Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:02:00 +0000 28391 at http://ewweb.com Image copyright Thinkstock 2016 Mountain Region Forecast http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-mountain-region-forecast <div class="field-deck"> Arizona - Colorado - Idaho - Montana - Nevada - New Mexico - Utah - Wyoming </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Colorado’s Front Range is growing fast and Nevada’s construction industry will enjoy new data centers being built in Reno and Las Vegas, the Tesla plant near Reno, a large casino project and a 230-mile high speed rail link to Los Angeles.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-mountain-region-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-mountain-region-forecast#comments Mountain Market Forecasts Market Planning Guide Gold Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:02:00 +0000 28381 at http://ewweb.com Image copyright Thinkstock 2016 West South Central Region Forecast http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-west-south-central-region-forecast <div class="field-deck"> Arkansas - Louisiana - Oklahoma - Texas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Texas economy is being fueled not only by the energy boom but a hiring binge by tech firms in the Austin area, and rapid residential growth in the Dallas, Houston and San Antonio markets.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-west-south-central-region-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-west-south-central-region-forecast#comments West South Central Market Forecasts Market Planning Guide Gold Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:02:00 +0000 28371 at http://ewweb.com 2016 West North Central Region Forecast http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-west-north-central-region-forecast <div class="field-deck"> Iowa - Kansas - Minnesota - Missouri - Nebraska - North Dakota - South Dakota </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While North Dakota’s booming Bakken oil and gas business gets much of the attention, other interesting projects broke ground in the past year. </div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-west-north-central-region-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-west-north-central-region-forecast#comments West North Central Market Forecasts Market Planning Guide Gold Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:02:00 +0000 28361 at http://ewweb.com Photo by Tony Webster, CC-by-2.0 2016 East South Central Region Forecast http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-east-south-central-region-forecast <div class="field-deck"> Alabama - Kentucky - Mississippi - Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nashville solidified its position as a Top 25 housing market with over 8,000 total housing permits pulled through August and the 31,000 new residents it attracted from August 2012-2013. CBRE reported that Nashville’s downtown vacancy rate decreased in Q3 2014, but it still sits at a relatively high 19.1%.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-east-south-central-region-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-east-south-central-region-forecast#comments East South Central Market Forecasts Market Planning Guide Gold Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:02:00 +0000 28351 at http://ewweb.com Kaldari, public domain, Wikimedia Commons 2016 East North Central Region Forecast http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-east-north-central-region-forecast <div class="field-deck"> Illinois - Indiana - Michigan - Ohio - Wisconsin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Energy projects will offers sales opportunities for the electrical market in this region, with the oil/gas renaissance, utility construction and a planned new power plant in Indiana among the largest projects.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-east-north-central-region-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-east-north-central-region-forecast#comments East North Central Market Forecasts Market Planning Guide Gold Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:02:00 +0000 28341 at http://ewweb.com Thinkstock 2016 South Atlantic Region Forecast http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-south-atlantic-region-forecast <div class="field-deck"> Delaware - District of Columbia - Florida - Georgia - Maryland - North Carolina - South Carolina - Virginia - West Virginia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Few regions will offer such a diverse mix of construction projects in the near-term future as the South Atlantic.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-south-atlantic-region-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-south-atlantic-region-forecast#comments South Atlantic Market Forecasts Market Planning Guide Gold Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:02:00 +0000 28331 at http://ewweb.com 2016 Middle Atlantic Region Forecast http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-middle-atlantic-region-forecast <div class="field-deck"> New Jersey - New York - Pennsylvania </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This region is always dominated by New York City, and in 2014 that will be a good thing. The New York Building Congress said a surge in residential building will boost total construction spending in the city 14% this year to $31.5 billion, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics says the New York area added 5,000 jobs year-to-year through August. </div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-middle-atlantic-region-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2016-middle-atlantic-region-forecast#comments Middle Atlantic Market Forecasts Market Planning Guide Gold Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:02:00 +0000 28321 at http://ewweb.com <p>The development of Hudson Yards will create more than 23,000 construction jobs to build more than 17 million square feet of commercial and residential space, more than 100 shops, a collection of restaurants, approximately 5,000 residences and a 175-room luxury hotel, along with acres of public space.</p>