Housing Slump May Pull Down Retail Work

Coskren, Jennifer
October 2006
ENR: Engineering News-Record;10/30/2006, Vol. 257 Issue 17, p29
Trade Publication
The article forecasts the economic performance of the retail construction market in the U.S. for 2006. Powered by an expansion in Big Box stores, the retail construction market is expected to post a gain of 3% this year, with $24 billion in construction starts. While the largest projects are clustered in the southern states, that region will see notable declines in 2006 retail contracts.


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