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Houston construction contracts rise again June 2013Houston construction contracts rise again June 2013https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=66352013-08-07T06:59:00Z2013-08-07T09:00:00Z

HOUSTON - For the 12 months ending June 2013, construction contracts in the ten-county Houston metro area totaled $10.3 billion, a 5.6 percent increase from the $9.8 billion during the 12 months ending June 2012, according to McGraw Hill Construction.

Residential contracts increased 14.7 percent from $6.2 billion in the 12 months ending June 2012 to $7.1 billion in the 12 months ending June 2013.

Nonresidential contracts decreased 9.8 percent from $3.6 billion in the 12 months ending June 2012 to $3.2 billion in the 12 months ending June 2013.

Metro Houston Construction Contracts*
June 2013 vs. June 2012
  June 2013 June 2012 Change
Nonresidential $246,583,000 $339,307,000 -27.3%
Residential $640,933,000 $610,898,000 4.90%
Total building $887,516,000 $950,205,000 -6.6%

*includes Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, San Jacinto and Waller Counties.

Source: McGraw-Hill Construction

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