Content about southwest U.S.

October 29, 2013

The BidClerk Construction Index (BCI) registered an 11.3% year-over-year increase in construction activity for major-metro regions in the Southwest U.S.

There was a vast disparity in the rate of progress depending on the type of construction, however; the uptick rides entirely on the shoulders of the public sector. Private construction was down 6.3%, while public construction increased 23.9%.