CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In Ohio, BidClerk data shows an increase in high-value projects, and the Cleveland region saw an increase of 18% in total projects compared to 2013.
Ohio’s major metro regions saw more than 4,100 new construction projects put out for bid in 2014. The total contract value was more than $11 billion, compared to $6 billion in 2013.
Nationally, BidClerk reported on 162,000 commercial construction projects valued at $455 billion in 2014. BidClerk saw an increase in the total contract values of more than $175 billion compared to 2013. These figures include both public and private work and represent the aggregate value of actively bidding commercial construction contract opportunities available in BidClerk's database.
In Cincinnati, BidClerk data shows more than 900 new construction contracts were released for bid in 2014, valued at $800 million.
One noteworthy project was the $118 million Proton Center for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. The general contractors on the project are Messer Construction and Linbeck Construction, and the architect is Tsoi Kobus & Associates.
For Cleveland, BidClerk data shows more than 650 new construction contracts were released for bid in 2014, valued at over $1.8 billion.
In Columbus, BidClerk data reported more than 1,100 new construction contracts were released for bid in 2014, valued at over $2.1 billion.
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 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 2014 and is not a full representation of BidClerk's full project database. 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 BCI reports by contacting BCI@BidClerk.com.
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