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Reed Construction Data Announces Its Annual Spring Economic Webcast: 2014, Breakthrough Year for Construction

Press release date: March 21, 2014

Reed Construction Data is hosting the annual spring economic webcast featuring chief economists Kermit Baker of the AIA, Ken Simonson of the AGC and Bernie Markstein of Reed: 2014, Breakthrough Year for Construction. The complimentary webcast is set for April 17, 2014.

With many anticipating growth and a generally positive outlook for construction this year, find out what economists inside the industry expect in the months ahead.

“Construction professionals have a lot of reasons to be optimistic this season,” stated Bernard Markstein, U.S. chief economist, Reed Construction Data. “While weather has hindered the early months, and despite a few obstacles still ahead, 2014 is certainly heading in the right direction.”

The webcast is open to everyone and will cover topics important to all industry professionals:
  • Trends helping construction growth
  • Bright spots for non-residential construction
  • Competition for skilled labor and difficult-to-fill positions
  • Housing trends - continuing upward?
  • Regions showing the strongest growth
  • Risks and wild cards that can affect the upcoming season
The live, interactive webcast airs on April 17, 2014, 2 - 3:30 p.m., EDT. AIA members who attend the live broadcast can receive AIA CEU credit, and all who register can download the presentation slides and view the webcast archive. All three economists will take questions from the audience in the last half hour.

To take part in the webcast, register at

About Reed Construction Data
Reed Construction Data LLC (RCD), a division of Reed Business Information and the Inaugural Strategic Partner of the AIA, is a leading North American provider of construction information. Reed Construction Data’s diverse portfolio of innovative products and services includes national, regional and local project leads, accurate and up-to-date RSMeans cost information, marketing solutions and market intelligence to provide insight to construction industry professionals throughout the U.S. and Canada. Visit the Reed Construction Data website at


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