New Concord is growing in leaps and bounds. In fact over 40 million dollars worth of construction will commence this year. The biggest project is the building of a new middle school and renovating an existing middle school and high school in the East Muskingum School District. Muskingum College is building a new communication art and theater building, and Genesis is building a medical office and clinic that will house three doctors. The Genesis project is supposed to be completed this year. The school district and college hope to complete their projects by 2003.