ENR Midwest 2023 Top Contractors: Midwest Contractors Anticipate Evolving Opportunities Ahead

Posted on Jul 13, 2023 by Miron Construction

While the majority of Midwest contractors see strength across the region, economic and societal developments continue to weigh.

As many workers and companies still embrace hybrid and remote models established during the

COVID-19 pandemic—even several years out from its onset—impacts on construction continue, with some sectors thriving and others diminishing. Despite the changing landscape, contractors continued to see solid performance overall across the 11-state Midwest region.

Meanwhile, Miron Construction Co. continues to see strength in its main markets, including food, energy, health care and education, says Tim Kippenhan, vice president and COO. “Owners do appear to be more cautious in their capital expenditures,” he says. “Continued construction cost escalation does give us concern that more projects will be slowed or placed on hold in the coming year.”

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