Chicagoland residential construction starts increasing

  • New residential construction starts increased 4 percent to $547.996 million.
  • New nonresidential construction starts decreased 16 percent to $271.616 million.
  • Total new construction starts decreased to $819.612 million.

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The latest report from Dodge Data & Analytics shows that construction starts in the metropolitan statistical area of Chicago-Naperville-Joliet are up from last year. New residential construction starts in the area totaled $547,996,000.