...Finally, a great chart to end with for those wondering how their city crane count stacks up…
Seattle has again been named the crane capital of America, as the local construction boom shows little sign of slowing in 2017.
Seattle had 62 cranes dotting the skyline at the end of 2016, the
most in the country, according to Rider Levett Bucknall, a firm that
tracks cranes across the world. That’s up from 58 in the middle of last
The company releases tower crane counts twice a year. In the last
update, Seattle had an 18-crane lead over second-place Los Angeles.
But this time, a surge in construction in Chicago has catapulted the
Midwest city into second, with 56 cranes, just six shy of Seattle. Los
Angeles has dropped to third on the list with 29.