The Top 20 Cities with the Most New Construction Projects

Which metro areas in the U.S. have spent the most money on new construction in the first five months of 2013? Industry data analyst McGraw Hill Construction has compiled a list, which has New York City in the top spot for the second consecutive year.  Phoenix, Tampa, Austin, Seattle, and San Jose are also ranked.We looked at the dollar amount of new construction starts, or projects where ground has been broken and work begun, for structures that fall under the ‘Total Building’ umbrella,” according to This includes multi-family home construction, office and retail space, warehouses, healthcare facilities, and educational buildings. Are you keeping an eye on these 20 busy cities?

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