Regional construction starts pulled back in February after a robust January, according to new numbers from Dodge Data & Analytics.

Commercial construction starts in the Phoenix market were down 79 percent in February compared to February 2016.

Residential starts were down 24 percent compared to a year ago.

That is a stark contrast to January’s year-over-year numbers.

Commercial construction was up 81 percent in January versus January 2016 and housing starts were up 33 percent, according to…