Market Planning Guide http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7386/more en 2017 Market Planning Guide http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-market-planning-guide-0 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The electrical industry is at yet another interesting economic flashpoint. Growth over the past three or four years has been around 3% to 4%, which is at the low end of the historical industry average. And the 3.1% growth rate that distributor readers of Electrical Wholesaling forecast in a recent survey is accurate, we are in for another year of slow growth.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-market-planning-guide-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-market-planning-guide-0#comments Market Forecasts Market Planning Guide Gold Mon, 14 Nov 2016 18:28:00 +0000 37111 at http://ewweb.com 2017 Electrical Outlook by Region http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-electrical-outlook-region <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Electrical Wholesaling&#39;s annual Market Planning Guide puts a wealth of regional data at your fingertips and gives you the numbers you need to create a custom forecast for electrical product sales in any of the U.S. Census Bureau&#39;s nine geographic regions, down to the metropolitan statistical area.</p> <p>This gallery highlights the factors influencing growth prospects for each of the regions with links to a more in-depth look for each, including the big projects on the boards or underway and market trends that may affect the region&#39;s fortunes over the coming year.</p></div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-electrical-outlook-region" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-electrical-outlook-region#comments Market Forecasts Market Planning Guide Gold Thu, 10 Nov 2016 21:08:00 +0000 37131 at http://ewweb.com Managing Your Resources in Uneven Markets http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/managing-your-resources-uneven-markets <div class="field-deck"> The electrical distributor’s marketplace has seen a sluggish year, particularly in industrial sectors, but the view ahead does reveal some opportunities. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At the top, our outlook for next year is for industry sales to advance 4.7% from the 2016 level. Not coincidentally, the Electrical Wholesaling team is forecasting industry sales to grow 3.1% next year, after gaining 3.7% this year, compared to our minus 1.3% for 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/managing-your-resources-uneven-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-forecasts/managing-your-resources-uneven-markets#comments Market Forecasts Market Planning Guide Gold Tue, 08 Nov 2016 20:40:00 +0000 37081 at http://ewweb.com Source: DISC Corp. 2017 New England Region Forecast http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-new-england-region-forecast <div class="node-body gallery-body">The office construction/multi-family renaissance in Boston really stands out in this market, and the new GE headquarters in the planning stages will add to an already impressive portfolio of projects.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-new-england-region-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-new-england-region-forecast#comments Market Planning Guide Gallery Gold Maine Market Planning Guides Massachusetts New Hampshire Rhode Island Vermont Fri, 28 Oct 2016 20:44:00 +0000 36961 at http://ewweb.com 2017 Middle Atlantic Region Forecast http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-middle-atlantic-region-forecast <div class="node-body gallery-body">For construction project geeks, any visit to the Big Apple is worth a walk to the Hudson Yards development, the largest private construction project now underway in the United States.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-middle-atlantic-region-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-middle-atlantic-region-forecast#comments Market Planning Guide Gallery Gold Market Planning Guides New Jersey New York Pennsylvania Fri, 28 Oct 2016 20:22:00 +0000 36951 at http://ewweb.com 2017 East North Central Region Forecast http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-east-north-central-region-forecast <div class="node-body gallery-body">This region is enjoying a diverse mix of projects. The South Bend Tribune reported on a proposal for a $1 billion gas-fired power plant in Niles, Ind., and there's a $900 million plan for a 1,000MW gas-fired plant by EmberClear Corp.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-east-north-central-region-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-east-north-central-region-forecast#comments Market Planning Guide Gallery Gold Illinois Indiana Market Planning Guides Michigan Ohio Wisconsin Fri, 28 Oct 2016 20:14:00 +0000 36941 at http://ewweb.com 2017 West North Central Region Forecast http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-west-north-central-region-forecast <div class="node-body gallery-body">Data for several of the region’s largest cities point toward a sluggish climate for office construction, with the downtown office vacancy rates for Minneapolis (14.1%), St. Louis (26.7%) and Kansas City (16.5%) all squarely above the national average of 10.5% in 2Q 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-west-north-central-region-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-west-north-central-region-forecast#comments Market Planning Guide Gallery Gold Iowa Kansas Minnesota Missouri Nebraska North Dakota South Dakota Paid Subscriptions Fri, 28 Oct 2016 20:03:00 +0000 36931 at http://ewweb.com 2017 South Atlantic Forecast http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-south-atlantic-forecast <div class="node-body gallery-body">There's always a lot of activity in the South Atlantic region's major cities but it looks like the housing market should be a star in 2017 with 26 metropolitan areas in this region on our list of the 50 hottest housing markets in the United States.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-south-atlantic-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-south-atlantic-forecast#comments Market Planning Guide Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Market Planning Guides Maryland North Carolina Silver South Carolina Virginia West Virginia Fri, 28 Oct 2016 19:34:00 +0000 36921 at http://ewweb.com 2017 East South Central Region Forecast http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-east-south-central-region-forecast <div class="node-body gallery-body">At 4.2%, the Nashville metro had one of the lowest suburban office vacancy rates in the nation, as tallied by CBRE Research for 2Q 2016. Its 11.9% downtown office vacancy rate was slightly higher than the national average of 10.3%. Interestingly, this region had three metros amongst the nation’s hottest housing markets, when measured by building permits per 1,000 residents — Huntsville and Auburn, Ala., Nashville, and Clarksville, Tenn.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-east-south-central-region-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-east-south-central-region-forecast#comments Market Planning Guide Alabama Gold Kentucky Market Planning Guides Mississippi Tennessee Fri, 28 Oct 2016 19:00:00 +0000 36911 at http://ewweb.com 2017 West South Central Region Forecast http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-west-south-central-region-forecast <div class="node-body gallery-body">While the decline in the oil prices whacked this region&rsquo;s energy industry, several multi-billion dollar oil &amp; gas and chemical plants broke ground or hit the drawing boards in 2016 include the $3.15 Sabine Pass Liquefaction project in Cameron, La.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-west-south-central-region-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/market-planning-guide/2017-west-south-central-region-forecast#comments Market Planning Guide Arkansas Gold Louisiana Market Planning Guides Oklahoma Texas Fri, 28 Oct 2016 17:59:00 +0000 36901 at http://ewweb.com