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As spending moves into the next phase, the JCHS expects to see recent double-digit growth tail off to its longer-term average in the mid-single-digit range.
Firm also reports that a lack of skilled labor over next eight years may be a concern.
Substantial jump points to continued optimism despite historically harsh winter.
Firms expect revenue growth to come from both higher average revenue per project, as well as a larger number of projects.
Trends worth watching in the residential markets include more scrutiny by investors looking to buy low and sell high, or rent distressed properties left over from the recession.
Total existing-home sales, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, declined 0.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.60 million in February from 4.62 million in January, and 7.1 percent below the 4.95 million-unit level in February 2013.
Home improvement saw a slight decrease of 0.4 percent for the month of January.
In January, 55.6 percent of respondents indicate they believe their company will increase spending on business development activities during the next six months, an increase from 30.3 percent in December.
Double-digit gains in annual home improvement spending projected for the first half of the year should moderate some to just under 10 percent by the third quarter.
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