Washington, D.C., Market Forecast

Because of its vibrant downtown construction scene and the steady flow of construction in many of its suburbs, Washington D.C. is proving itself to be one of the most resilient markets in the United States.

“There’s always something going on in Washington,” says John Hardy, chief executive officer of Capital Lighting & Supply, Alexandria, Va. “It’s probably the most insulated market in the U.S. There’s always been something that’s driven the economy, and most often the federal gov

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