nonresidential nonresidential  /ˌnɑn ˌrɛ zə ˈdɛn ʃəl/


  • (adj) not residential


  1. Federal funding for private special-education placements, including residential and nonresidential programs, totaled $5.
  2. At the same time, OPA cut the value of fuel oil coupons for home use by 10% and the amount of fuel oil for nonresidential purposes by 25%.
  3. June figures showed residential building up 48%, nonresidential 34%, public and heavy construction up 105%.


  1. Clark County waives fees; jobs may develop

    Consider the floodgates open. In another political victory for Clark County Commissioner David Madore, his plan to eliminate all traffic impact and permit fees for nonresidential development was approved Tuesday by a 2-1 vote of commissioners.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Columbian

  2. Dodge Momentum Index Up for Sixth Straight Month in May

    NEW YORK, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dodge Momentum Index rose 3.6% in May from the previous month, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial. The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

  3. Construction Jobless Rate Drops to Nearly 5-Year Low

    Industry gained 7,000 jobs in May across all sectors except nonresidential buildings.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Engineering News-Record


  1. "This third quarter was fueled by consumer spending, business investment, rising net exports and nonresidential construction," Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez said at a news conference. "Housing remains a concern, but its impact is being...
    on Oct 31, 2007 By: Carlos Gutierrez Source: Dallas Morning News

  2. "US markets for construction and forestry equipment are remaining under pressure," Deere said. "Although nonresidential spending is growing, housing construction has experienced a significant downturn."
    on Aug 15, 2007 By: John Deere Source:

  3. "There is going to be a constant push and pull on the two rates, the residential and the nonresidential," said Senate President Pro Tem Peter Welch, D-Windsor. "The good news is that the tax rate is going down for everyone."
    on Apr 21, 2006 By: Peter Welch Source: Rutland Herald

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