The construction sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in the construction of buildings or engineering projects, like bridges and highways. Establishments primarily engaged in the preparation of sites for new construction and establishments primarily engaged in subdividing land for sale as building sites also are included in this sector. Construction work done may include new work, additions, alterations, or maintenance and repairs.
- Construction represents 5% of all jobs in Minnesota.
- This industry is projected to grow 9% by 2016 and 2026, adding over 10,000 new jobs.