Atlanta Metro Region Experiences Year-Over-Year Increase of 12.5% in Construction Activity, BidClerk 4th Quarter 2013 Data Shows

Private Projects Decreased (-4%) Year-Over-Year, While Public Projects Increased 21.9%, BidClerk Construction Index™ Finds

CHICAGO--()--For the Atlanta metro region, 4th quarter 2103 BidClerk data showed a year-over-year increase of 12.5% for new actively bidding construction projects, compared to a (-10.3%) decrease in activity for the same period last year. Private projects decreased (-4%) in the 4th quarter 2013, in a year-over-year comparison. Public projects increased 21.9% in the 4th quarter of 2013 compared to a decrease of (-20.5%) reported in the 4th quarter of 2012.

Total contract values in the Atlanta region surveyed topped out at $2.3 billion in the 4th quarter of 2013. Overall, in 2013 BidClerk reported on more than 2,500 actively bidding opportunities in Atlanta, totaling over $6.7 billion for 2013.

One notable project actively bidding in the Atlanta region is the SkyHouse – Buckhead, a new 26-story multi-residential development. It is being built at an estimated cost of $80 million. (BidClerk project number 2494092.) The general contractor is Batson-Cook Co. (Atlanta, GA) and the architect is Smallwood, Reynolds, Stewart, Stewart & Associates Inc. (Atlanta, GA).

The Atlanta area counties included in the report are Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, and Rockdale.

In 2013, BidClerk reported on $407.1 billion of bidding commercial construction opportunities nationwide. This number includes both public and private work and it represents the aggregate value of actively bidding commercial construction contract opportunities available in BidClerk's database in the calendar year 2013.

Today's new construction data was released by BidClerk, a leading provider of construction project data and marketing tools for building product manufacturers, contractors, and distributors. The BCI data represents projects that actively bid in the 4th quarter 2013 and is not a complete representation of BidClerk's extensive project database which tracks construction project data from the pre-construction phases through construction put-in-place. The BidClerk Construction Index is a quarterly data service offered at no cost to media outlets that cover regional construction news. Members of the media may request custom BidClerk Construction Index reports for specific counties, regions, and states by contacting BidClerk: BCI@bidclerk.com.

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Atlanta Metro Region Experiences Year-Over-Year Increase of 12.5% in Construction Activity, BidClerk 4th Quarter 2013 Data Shows

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