A thorough overview of current trends in commercial construction. We are definitely observing the labor shortage here in San Diego, as well as the push towards greener spaces with Title 24 and CalGreen standards required in California.
A new year brings a new list of construction trends to watch for in 2016. This is the third year we’ve compiled a top trends list and two of the mainstays every year are growth and technology. 2016 will be the fourth consecutive year of construction spending growth and we should be fully back to pre-recession numbers by the end of the year. New technology continues to be trending since it has so many benefits to the construction industry: improved safety, reduced construction costs, better project management and collaboration and greener building material and systems.
Here are the top commercial construction trends to keep an eye on in 2016:
Construction did better than industry predictions in 2015. According to American Institute of Architects’ Consensus Construction Forecast from January 2015, which is compiled from projections from leading nonresidential construction forecasters, the consensus forecast was for growth at 7.7%. It’s…
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