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Billions in Data Center Work Dwarfs Project Activity in Other Construction Verticals

June 13, 2024
EM's editors found 29 construction project valued at over $1 billion.
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EIA Expects Solar Power To Account for 7% of Total U.S. Generation by 2025

March 7, 2024
Developers have reported that almost 80 gigawatts of solar power will come online over the next two years.
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Airports, Data Centers and Hospitals Lead Trophy Job Construction in 1Q 2024

March 7, 2024
The electrical systems in data centers account for 40% to 45% of a project’s total development costs.

Artificial Intelligence Supercharging Data Center Demand

Feb. 8, 2024
The growth of the data center market spreading to new geographic market areas across the United States, and some smaller and mid-sized market areas are becoming hot spots for ...
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Federally-Funded Trophy Jobs Fill Construction Pipeline Again in Early 2024

Jan. 11, 2024
There's a continuing surge of rail, semiconductor and EV projects breaking ground or on the drawing boards.

Construction Spending Continues to Outpace 2022, Up 10.7% YOY in October to $2,027.1 Billion

Dec. 1, 2023
Nonresidential construction was at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $694.8 billion in October, +0.1% above the revised September estimate of $694.2 billion.
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Billion-Dollar Projects Continue to Dominate Construction Scene

Nov. 2, 2023
Construction of utility projects, data centers and EV battery and vehicle factories is showing no sign of slowing down.
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Construction of EV Factories, Utility Power Lines & LNG Plants Surge in 3Q 2023

Sept. 21, 2023
Check out the billions of dollars being spent on the construction of factories manufacturing electric vehicles and EV batteries.
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Construction Spending Sees Another Steady Increase in July with a +0.7% Increase

Sept. 8, 2023
Single-family construction was responsible for a big chunk of the increase in residential building.
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Work-at-Home Trend Radically Reshaping Corporate Demand for New Office Space

Aug. 24, 2023
The Aug. 23 news that investment banker Goldman Sachs wants all employees in its offices five days a week highlights just how quickly and dramatically the office environment has...
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Today's Electrical Economy - July 10, 2023 Update

July 7, 2023
This podcast looks at some large construction projects that broke ground in the past few months, the latest multi-family housing data at the metropolitan areas level and some ...
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Ørsted's Ocean 1 Offshore Wind Farm Approved

July 6, 2023
The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has approved the plan for construction and operations of Ørsted's Ocean Wind 1 project offshore New Jersey. ...
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Total Construction Spending Stays Steady with +2.4% YOY Increase to $1,925.6 Billion

July 6, 2023
Construction spending during May 2023 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,925.6 billion, +0.9% above the revised April estimate of $1,909 billion. According...
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Auto Plant Projects Continue to Fuel New Industrial Construction Market in 2023

July 6, 2023
Industrial mega-projects once again were the stars of the construction scene, with eight projects valued at $1 billion or more either breaking ground or entering the design phase...
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GM to Invest More than $1 Billion in Internal Combustion Engine Plants

June 22, 2023
While so much of the talk in auto world is about the investment the major auto manufacturers are making in their EV efforts, one of the majors is also investing heavily in facilities...
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Top 150 Distributors Supplying Trophy Jobs

May 19, 2023
Although the construction market is showing some signs of slowing down, Top 150 distributors are busy working on a diverse array of trophy jobs, and several executives still see...

South Carolina Lands Two Billion-Dollar Plants in EV Market

March 23, 2023
Scout Motors plans to build a $2-billion plant to build EV trucks and RVs in South Carolina.
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Construction Project Update - 1Q 2022

Feb. 2, 2022
99 of the largest construction projects underway or on the drawing boards across the United States.