Forecaster ties sustained construction growth curve to crew productivity gains

Sources: FMI Capital Advisors Inc., Raleigh, N.C.; CP staff

The Q3 FMI Construction Outlook sees year-over-year construction activities climbing 6 percent in 2015, up one point from a second quarter forecast, followed by a 7 percent increase in 2016—reaching the highest (inflation-adjusted) total since 2008.

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