SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

April 20, 2011 06:30 ET

Greater Houston Area Lines Up $6.2 Billion in Industrial Project Starts for 2011, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - Apr 20, 2011) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The 10-county greater Houston, Texas, area, which includes Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery and Wharton counties, has 261 major industrial projects scheduled to begin construction this year, representing more than $6.2 billion in total investment value. Industrial project activity is up significantly this year compared to last year, as companies are investing in capital expenditures and acquisitions on strong profits going into the second quarter of 2011. Industrial Info's North American Industrial Project Spending Index shows a 16.8% increase in planned project construction starts this year versus last year.

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