Tag Archives: Forecast

ABC’s 2018 Construction Economic Forecast

Better Business Climate Expectations Help Drive Asset Prices Higher If someone were casting roles for a production of The Tortoise and the Hare, the U.S. economy would be a favorite to play the tortoise. While this analogy may be a bit harsh, economic growth remains mostly slow, but persistent. It …

Read More »

Forecast: Continued Growth in 2018

Fire Sprinkler Industry Looks Back and Ahead As the fire sprinkler industry settles into 2018, it’s an opportunity to look back on business in 2017 and look ahead to the coming year’s potential. While forecasters predicted 2017 to be a year of slow growth with a bigger jump in 2018, it …

Read More »

Steady Growth and Recovery Continue

recovery and growth

Economists, Contractors, Manufacturers and Suppliers Report on 2015 and Forecast 2016 After a year of finally seeing signs of recovery and growth in 2015, the construction and fire protection industries seem to be at the same pace or better for 2016. Dodge Data & Analytics forecasts that overall U.S. construction starts …

Read More »