Construction: Statistics and Facts

Construction - Statistics & Facts

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With a market share of around 10 percent, the United States is the second largest construction market worldwide. Within the United States, most new construction projects are coming on stream in New York, which tops the list regarding construction expenditure in American cities. Bechtel is currently the largest U.S.-based construction firm. The construction and engineering company with headquarters in San Francisco was the only North American company to make it into the top ten list of the the world’s biggest construction contractors, based on 2012 revenue. This particular ranking was dominated by Chinese and European contractors.


In the United States, private construction spending reached around 575 billion U.S. dollars in 2012. New construction put in place is forecast to exceed one trillion U.S. dollars by 2015.
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Top Statistics about Construction in the United States - Statista Dossier 2013

Our editorially prepared study "Construction in the United States - Statista Dossier 2013" contains all relevant facts and statistics on "Construction". You can find a short summary down below.
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  • Construction Market Overview
  • Construction in the United States
  • Residential Construction in the United States
  • Non-residential Construction in the United States
  • U.S. Construction Market Outlook

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