As the days get longer and temps get warmer things continue to heat up on the development front in Southern Illinois.  According to the Southern Illinois Builder’s Association (SIBA), a trade association representing more than 500 contractors and affiliated businesses in Southern Illinois, 2014 ended up being a strong year for construction and development in the region.  Overall, the total amount of projects awarded in 2014 exceeded $814 million.  Even better, the SIBA is forecasting a 10% increase in projects for 2015.  Continued evidence of the myriad of growth opps currently evolving in Southern Illinois within the commercial, healthcare, educational, multi-family, recreational, retail and light industrial sectors.

Sean Goding, President