It’s a busy and heady time of year for economists who weigh in with forecasts for the future. Obligatory, yes, but their crystal-ball work is nonetheless eagerly anticipated in many quarters, few more so than the construction sector that often finds itself at the tip of the spear when whiffs of economic change are in the air.
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Steady as She Goes — For Now: EC&M's 2019 Electroforecast
Despite an uncertain economic and political landscape, construction pundits are calling for flat to comparatively modest overall growth for the industry over the course of the next year. Beyond 2019, though, things could get dicier.