Posts Tagged ‘ McGraw Hill Construction Outlook Executive Conference ’

Hope in the Distance for Single Family Housing Market

Nov 14th, 2014

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While multifamily housing construction is surging, the single family sector’s recovery remains limp. Even though all measures indicate the sector is improving, having increased by 53 percent since 2011, housing starts fell to such remarkable lows during that downturn that such a gain still leaves activity at a historically weak level, according to the 2015 […]

Study Shows Corporate America Gets “Greener”

Nov 19th, 2012

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In a recent 2012 survey of corporate leaders, McGraw Hill Construction (MHC) found that sustainability is becoming “business as usual” with more firms increasing sustainability investments. Firms are expecting significant benefits from sustainability, and sustainability is increasing in its role in corporate financial plans and new product and business development. In fact, 43 percent of […]

Green Building: What a Difference Seven Years Makes

Oct 29th, 2012

In 2005 there were more green residential projects than commercial, said Harvey Bernstein, vice president, industry insights and alliances, McGraw Hill Construction (MHC) during MHC’s Annual Outlook Executive Conference held last week in Washington, D.C. While the scales have tipped and commercial green building now dominates a larger slice of the green pie, Bernstein nevertheless […]

Construction Forecast Shows Bright Spots

Oct 25th, 2012

With 44 consecutive months below 800,000 starts, the door and window industry, along with the entire construction industry, has been waiting patiently for that number to rise. “It finally just went above 800,000 last week and I don’t know if I should open the champagne or not,” said Chip Case, professor of economics emeritus at […]