The Business of Building – After tumultuous times, this industry is on the path to recovery

August, 2012 – Cape and Plymouth Business – by Joy Jordon

After a tumultuous few years, perhaps no industry has struggled more than building and construction. Between the mortgage meltdown, credit crisis, unemployment and a nationwide tightening of belts, the construction industry nationwide has seen tough times. Now that hints and whispers of a recovery are upon us, what does it mean for the builders in our region? Many have been forced to adapt and change to survive the past few years. What lessons can we learn from those who have survived and thrived? The good news is that many companies are doing well, and that our region as a whole has fared much better than some less fortunate parts of the country. (read more)

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