MRO Magazine

Illinois Records Nearly 4,000 Bidding Construction Projects in Q2 2015


July 28, 2015
By Business Wire News

CHICAGO

In Illinois, nearly 4,000 construction projects with contract values over $6 billion were actively bidding in the second quarter of 2015.

According to the BidClerk Construction Index (BCI), a quarterly report from BidClerk, a leading provider of construction project data, more than 400 private and 3,300 public projects were released for bid in the second quarter of 2015. Areas in the report included Chicago, Champaign-Urbana, Peoria, Rockford, Springfield, Moline, and Rock Island, Ill., and St. Louis, Mo.

Illinois high profile projects out for bid in the second quarter were:

  • Northeastern Illinois University student housing complex
    • A $45 million six-story, 440-bed campus student housing complex.
    • Weis Builders, general contractor, and Solomon Cordwell Buenz, architect
  • Arlington Downs
    • A $25 million, addition to the family entertainment center and water park
    • Weis Builders, general contractor, and Gillespie Design Group, architect

Nationally, BidClerk reported on more than 75,000 new projects valued at over $188 billion in the second quarter of 2015. According to BCI data from the second quarter of 2014, there were nearly 60,000 projects with an estimated value of $148 billion.

BidClerk, a leading provider of construction project data and marketing tools for building product manufacturers, contractors, and distributors, releases a quarterly BidClerk Construction Index (BCI) for select markets. The BCI data represents projects that actively bid in 2015 and is not a full representation of BidClerk’s full project database. Members of the media may request custom BCI reports by contacting BCI@BidClerk.com.

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Laura Day, 513-518-0216
BCI@BidClerk.com