ENR Midwest Editor and Associate Technology Editor Jeff Yoders has been writing about design and construction innovations for 16 years. He is a two-time Jesse H. Neal award winner and multiple ASBPE winner for his tech coverage. Jeff previously launched Building Design + Construction's building information modeling blog and wrote a geographic information systems column at CE News. He also wrote about materials prices, construction procurement and estimation for MetalMiner.com. He lives in Chicago, the birthplace of the skyscraper, where the pace of innovation never leaves him without a story to chase.
Firms responding to ENR Midwest’s annual Top Contractors survey collectively reported a strong increase in 2016 revenue. The 100 general contractors and construction managers who participated in the Midwest Top Contractors survey together reported approximately $34.03 billion in revenue from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska and Wisconsin, according to a pre-publication review of the data.