US Markets Overview - 11/11/2013
FMI Predicts U.S. Construction Put in Place Will Reach $977 Billion in 2014
Firm Releases Annual U.S. Markets Construction Overview
RALEIGH, N.C. (November 11, 2013) — FMI, a leading provider of management consulting and investment banking* to the engineering and construction industry, announces the release of its 2014 U.S. Markets Construction Overview. With construction put in place at the end of 2013 expected to be at $909.6 billion, researchers at FMI predict CPIP growth rates to be slightly ahead of the GDP in 2014.
GSA - LEED
Washington, D.C., (Oct. 25, 2013) – The General Services Administration (GSA) concluded again today that the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED green building rating system can and should be used in government buildings to advance energy efficiency and to save taxpayers’ money. GSA issued its recommendation today based on the findings of the EISA §436(h) Ad-Hoc Review Group on Green Building Certification Systems.
“LEED continues to set a global example for market transformation,” said Rick Fedrizzi, president, CEO and founding chair, USGBC, which oversees LEED. “As the premier rating system in the world, LEED will continue to inspire people and set the bar for healthy, energy efficient and high-performing buildings.”
FMI - NRI 09032013
Nonresidential Construction Index Remains Constant
NRCI = 60.3
RALEIGH, N.C. (September 3, 2013) – FMI (www.fminet.com), a leading provider of management consulting and investment banking* to the engineering and construction industry, announces the release of the 2013 Third Quarter Nonresidential Construction Index report. The NRCI score of 60.3 is a .2-point improvement over Q2.
NRCI Hits Record High
Nonresidential Construction Index Hits Record High
NRCI = 60.1
RALEIGH, N.C. (May 24, 2013) – FMI, the largest provider of management consulting and investment banking to the engineering and construction industry, announces the release of The 2013 Second Quarter Nonresidential Construction Index report. The NRCI score of 60.1 is a 2-point improvement over Q1 and the highest score for the NRCI index since its inception in Q1 2009.
With 22 locations worldwide, multidisciplinary architecture and design firm Perkins+Will has made a name for itself through high performance sustainable design. Evidenced in more than 170 LEED® certified projects, most of which are certified at the Gold or Platinum level, the company is leading the way in offering environmental sustainability on every endeavor.
High end residential tenants, local business owners, small-crop farmers and even business professionals are all the target market for Pagoda Village, a conceptually rich, mixed-use establishment in Everett, Washington. Designed to support varied tenant needs, from retail to residential, a hotel and even a commercial community kitchen, this development is immersed in the strong culture of the region. At the center of it all, a farmers’ market acts as the cohesive social hub to join everything together.