Back to school? Education construction skipping class since ‘09

September 21, 2016
  • The education construction industry is still in a post recession slump, hovering at its lowest point in over 15 years – compared to a near full recovery of all industries combined
  • One Factor: Falling college enrollment rates, which aim to steady after dropping for the last 5 years
  • Even though education only makes up 7% of all construction, trends show that the industry is still lagging well behind

*Data displayed is monthly Put in Place values - the estimation of total construction costs at play for that month (labor, materials, fees, taxes, etc.)

Source: JLL research, U.S. Census

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