NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2010 — (PRNewswire) — McGraw-Hill Construction today released video highlights from its Outlook 2011 Executive Conference, where the industry's best minds and most experienced players discussed the economic outlook and latest industry trends. Outlook is the definitive event for construction professionals to prepare for the year ahead, and was held in Washington, D.C. in late October.
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The video features Robert Murray, McGraw-Hill Construction's vice president of economic affairs, who presents key findings from the closely watched 2011 Construction Outlook Report, a mainstay in construction industry forecasting and based on significant research and in-depth analysis of macro-trends. Murray expects an 8% gain in total construction starts for 2011.
In addition to the Outlook Report, the video shares insights from industry experts on crucial sectors -- green building, residential building, and the U.S. economy as a whole. Kermit Baker, chief economist at the AIA, reviews the housing recovery; Kathleen Camilli of Camilli Economics discusses the overall U.S. economy; and Harvey Bernstein of McGraw-Hill Construction presents the green building forecast.
View the video at http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/mcgraw-hill-companies/47384/ or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zpi8d_M0rNg. Additional videos are available at http://construction.com/video/. Copies of the report can be ordered at http://construction.ecnext.com/coms2/summary_0249-360828_ITM_analytics. Find us on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/groups?mostPopular=&gid=2949531, or check out future McGraw-Hill Construction events, including regional outlook events, at http://construction.com/events.
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