McGraw-Hill Construction Analytics
Total Picture A Sharp Pullback in Commercial Work Should Lead to a Decline in Total Construction Starts Non-residential construction starts nearly doubled in 2013, but they will retreat by more than 40% this year.


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Tom Liebel


Marks, Thomas Architects

Liebel, who is AIA Baltimore's 2014 president, says he sees a growing interest in pushing development beyond the traditionally active neighborhoods.

"We see a renewed enthusiasm for moving into midtown and other neighborhoods that have been considered transitional areas in the past," he says.

Liebel also says he sees particular interest in multifamily residential projects and mixed-use developments. Developers are leveraging a broad mix of funding sources, tax breaks and incentives to execute projects, he adds.


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