Residential Construction in Atlanta Stumbles in May

by Peter Thomas Ricci

Residential construction markets were a bit inconsistent in May, though the news was not all bad.

Residential construction in Atlanta declined quite a bit in May, falling 31 percent year-over-year to $371 million, according to the latest numbers from McGraw Hill Construction.

Though a disappointing result, Atlanta’s numbers were consistent with other metro areas, which also saw declining residential spending. Also, non-residential spending in Atlanta was down, falling 39 percent to $195 million; year-to-date, residential construction in Atlanta is flat in 2014.

How did Atlanta compare with other metro areas, though? Check out our graphs below to find out:

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