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Is your firm a reconstruction sector giant?

Reconstruction & Renovation

Is your firm a reconstruction sector giant?

New BD+C research will explore emerging trends, innovations, and market activity in the U.S. building reconstruction sector.


By David Barista, Editorial Director | March 28, 2022
Is your firm a reconstruction sector giant? We invite you to participate in BD+C's inaugural Reconstruction Market Research Survey

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Is your firm active in the U.S. building reconstruction, renovation, historic preservation, and adaptive reuse markets?

We invite you to participate in BD+C's inaugural Reconstruction Market Research Report.

The BD+C editorial team is partnering with construction industry economist Kermit Baker, PhD, Hon. AIA, to survey U.S. architecture, engineering, and construction firms on the latest trends, innovations, and market activity in the reconstruction sector. 

Reconstruction—the “hidden sector” of the nonresidential construction market—represents $150-$200 billion in construction spending each year, yet it is largely ignored.

BD+C’s 2022 Reconstruction Market Research Report will cover:

  • market analysis by project type
  • market analysis by building sector
  • technology innovations
  • product solutions
  • growth projections
  • influential AEC firms and projects.

BD+C wants to hear from reconstruction leaders like you! Please take the online survey at: https://www.bdcnetwork.com/Recon-Survey.

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