2006 Building Market Looks Strong

After yet another year of surprising strength, the U.S. construction market appears to be poised for solid growth in 2006.

Despite fears of rising materials costs, housing bubbles and future oil costs, economists at the 2006 McGraw-Hill Construction Forecast, held Oct. 20 in Washington, D.C., are looking forward to a healthy construction market in 2006.

“I am reasonably positive about 2006, but I am a little more cautious about 2007,” said Bob Murray, vice president of economi

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