This year is shaping up to be a hugely positive one for residential construction in Chicagoland, according to the latest numbers from Dodge Data & Analytics.

The year-to-date spending jump is among the strongest in the nation.

Here is a chart breaking down Dodge Data’s numbers in more detail:

Metro AreaResidential Construction Spending, Feb. 2016 (in millions)YOY ChangeYTD 2016 Construction SpendingYTD Change
Atlanta$64861%$1,14343%
Chicago$19513%$60694%
Boston$385-21%$87017%
Dallas$92022%$1,6826%
Houston$751-35%$1,396-26%
Los Angeles$435-23%$739-10%
Miami$58813%$1,08518%
New York$1,468-23%$3,47614%