CHICAGO--()--For the Atlanta metro region, 4th quarter 2012 construction data showed a year-over-year decrease of (-10.3%) in construction projects put out for bid. In a quarter-over-quarter analysis, Atlanta region construction activity also showed a decrease, dropping (-5.5%). The data analysis was performed by the BidClerk Construction Index™ (BCI).
BCI’s year-over-year analysis revealed that private construction projects increased 15.4%, while public construction activity decreased (-20.6%) year-over-year. Quarter-over-quarter construction activity showed declines in both private and public construction. BCI found that Atlanta metro region private construction decreased (-7.0%) quarter-over-quarter, while public construction activity dropped (-5.0) over the same period.
The Atlanta area counties included in the report are Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, and Rockdale.
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