Market Forecasts en Electrical Economy Back On Firm Footing <div class="field-deck"> Although the electrical market tumbled into a mild recession in 2016, expect a strong comeback in 2017. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While better times are ahead for the electrical industry, it's important to note that in 2016 total industry revenues were negative for the first time since the Great Recession.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Market Forecasts Gold Wed, 19 Apr 2017 20:54:00 +0000 38891 at AIA’s Baker Sees Solid Year for Nonresidential Construction <div class="node-body article-body">According to current estimates, spending on offices increased more than 20% in 2016, hotel spending was up about 25%, and even retail and other commercial facilities saw growth of about 10%. Industrial construction was weak, as expected. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Market Forecasts News Watch Tue, 07 Mar 2017 16:36:00 +0000 38581 at (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) 2017 Market Planning Guide <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Market Forecasts Market Planning Guide Gold Mon, 14 Nov 2016 18:28:00 +0000 37111 at 2017 Electrical Outlook by 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Market Forecasts Market Planning Guide Gold Thu, 10 Nov 2016 21:08:00 +0000 37131 at Managing Your Resources in 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Market Forecasts Market Planning Guide Gold Tue, 08 Nov 2016 20:40:00 +0000 37081 at Source: DISC Corp. Dodge Momentum Index Shows Construction Increase in October <div class="node-body article-body">The Dodge Momentum Index grew 4.1% in October to 133.6 from its revised September reading of 128.3 (2000=100). October’s gain nearly reversed the loss in September, and returns the Momentum Index to the rising trend that began earlier in the year. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Market Forecasts Dodge forecast Market Planning Mon, 07 Nov 2016 16:53:00 +0000 37041 at DISC Pegs 2017 Growth at 4.7% <div class="node-body article-body">DISC Corp.’s new monthly flash update points toward a soft electrical market for the rest of 2016, but Herm Isenstein, DISC’s president, sees solid growth for 2017.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Market Forecasts DISC Isenstein market forecasts Mon, 07 Nov 2016 16:43:00 +0000 37031 at 2017 Pacific Region Forecast <div class="node-body gallery-body">Lots of skyline-changing redevelopment projects on the West Coast, with more than 30 construction projects either planned or underway. Keep an eye on the plans for several gigantic projects on San Diego&rsquo;s downtown waterfront &mdash;&nbsp; the $1.2 proposal to renovate Seaport Village and the $1.8 billion proposal for a new NFL stadium and additional convention space.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Market Forecasts Market Planning Guide Alaska Calfornia Gold Hawaii Market Planning Guide Market Planning Guides Oregon Washington Thu, 27 Oct 2016 20:47:00 +0000 36881 at Dodge Forecast 5% Increase in 2017 Construction Starts to $713 Billion <div class="node-body article-body">Dodge Data & Analytics released its 2017 Dodge Construction Outlook, and 2017 looks reasonably strong in many key segments of the construction industry. #DodgeOutlook2017</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Market Forecasts construction Dodge forecasts Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:36:00 +0000 36811 at Colorado_3 <div class="node-body canned_search-body"><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="300" scrolling="no" src=";viz=MAP&amp;h=false&amp;lat=33.19348948943394&amp;lng=-96.97013285743164&amp;t=1&amp;z=4&amp;l=col11%3E%3E1&amp;y=2&amp;tmplt=2&amp;hml=KML" width="600"></iframe></p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-search-setup"><legend>Search Setup</legend> <div class="field-search-term"> <span>Search Term:&nbsp;</span> Colorado </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Market Forecasts Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:41:18 +0000 36571 at