Robert A. Murray
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Articles by Robert A. Murray
There’s an Expansion Underway for the Construction Industry
Looking at total construction, the pattern of recovery was slow and tenuous early on, with McGraw Hill Construction reporting that total construction starts edged up just 2% in both 2010 and 2011. Multifamily housing was showing signs of life and the stimulus-supported public works sector was moving at a decent clip, but other parts of the industry continued to languish.