Ohio Major Metro Regions See More Than 1,300 New Construction Projects Released for Bid in 2nd Quarter of 2014, BidClerk Data Shows

Ohio Regions’ Contracts Are Valued at $3.9 Billion

CHICAGO--()--BidClerk data shows that Ohio major metro regions saw more than 1,300 new construction projects put out for bid in the 2nd quarter of 2014. The total contract value was $3.9 billion. This compares to a contract value of $3.2 billion that BidClerk reported for the 1st quarter of 2014.

Nationally, BidClerk reported on $126 billion in commercial construction contracts out-to-bid in the 2nd quarter of 2014, across more than 50,000 projects. BidClerk saw an increase in the total contract values of more than $14 billion compared to the 2nd quarter of 2013. These figures include both public and private work, and it represents the aggregate value of actively bidding commercial construction contract opportunities available in BidClerk's database.

For the Cincinnati MSA region, BidClerk data shows more than 300 new construction contracts were released for bid in the 2nd quarter of 2014. The contracts were valued at $800 million.

One notable project actively bidding in the Cincinnati MSA region is the Mercy Health Anderson Hospital -- New Patient Tower. (BidClerk project number 2262496.) It is being built at an estimated cost of $70 million. The architect is Champlin Architecture (Cincinnati, OH) and the general contractor is Turner Construction (Cincinnati, OH).

For the Cleveland MSA region, BidClerk data shows more than 300 new construction contracts were released for bid in the 2nd quarter of 2014. The contracts were valued at $1 billion.

One notable project actively bidding in the Cleveland MSA region in the 2nd quarter of 2014 is the Center for Innovation in Health Professions (CIHP). (BidClerk project number 2035013.) It is being built at an estimated cost of $45 million. The architect is Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects (New Haven, CT) and the construction manager is Donley's Inc. (Cleveland, OH).

For the Columbus MSA region, BidClerk data shows more than 250 new construction contracts were released for bid in the 2nd quarter of 2014. The contracts were valued at $700 million.

A notable project that bid in the Columbus area in the 2nd quarter of 2014 is the 250 High Street Multi-Residential Development. (BidClerk project number 2537595.) It is being built at estimated cost of $50 million. The architect is NBBJ (Columbus, OH) and the general contractor is Daimler Group Inc. (Columbus, OH).

The areas surveyed for this BCI report are all major-metro regions in Ohio, including Akron, OH; Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN; Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Toledo, OH; and Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA.

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 BidClerk Construction Index™ (BCI) data represents projects that actively bid in the 2nd quarter of 2014 and is not a full representation of BidClerk's full project database that 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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Release Summary

Ohio Major Metro Regions See More Than 1,300 New Construction Projects Released for Bid in 2nd Quarter of 2014, BidClerk Data Shows. Ohio Regions’ Contracts Are Valued at $3.9 Billion.

Contacts

For BidClerk
John D. Wagner, 919-796-9984
Jdwagner@WagnerPR.com
www.WhatAboutWagner.com