Construction Outlook and Developing Strategy Amid Uncertainty

Construction Annual Forecast

Thursday, February 4th, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM ET
Zoom Webinar

At our 2020 Construction Annual Outlook, we said “no good deal lasts forever.” We welcome back FMI’s Jay Bowman, Managing Director, Research, as he shares his insights on the post- COVID-19 environment. Learn more about the industry outlook, customers, and even how services are changing. This presentation of FMI’s forecast of construction spending includes expectations for the various segments that make up the broader built environment in the U.S.. We will discuss the ways in which the procurement preferences and practices of buyers are changing, along with the radical new ways services are being delivered, and provide recommendations for positioning your organization for success in the coming year.

Join us virtually to learn:

  • Gain insights into the construction industry
  • Hear an FMI expert share perspective on where we are in the business cycle
  • Determine whether their approach resonates with the shifting demands and expectations of the market
  • Discover what other contractors are doing to prepare for the future delivery of construction services

Have a question? You can ask as you sign up – or in the session live with Jay. This virtual event is presented free of charge by Barnes Dennig, Frost Brown Todd, North Side Bank and Trust, and USI Insurance.

About the Speaker

John “Jay” N. Bowman is a principal with FMI. He assists a broad range of stakeholders in the construction industry, from program managers and general contractors to specialty trades and materials producers, with the identification and assessment of the risks influencing the strategic and tactical decisions they face. In this role, Jay’s primary responsibilities include research design and interpretation, based on developing an understanding of the context within which these organizations operate. These draw upon many of the research services he oversees, including market sizing and forecasting, buying practices and preferences and competitive behaviors and response.

Publications to Jay’s credit include: FMI’s annual U.S. Markets Construction Overview, “Influencers in Construction,” “Assessing Your Alternatives: Should we expand the business?,” “Incorporating Customer Perceptions in Strategy Development” and “Conditions Ripe for Increased Use of Program Management.