Retail Market Gains Traction but Still Stands Below Record Levels

Retail Market Gains Traction but Still Stands Below Record Levels

2013 construction outlook for the retail sector

A turnaround in the housing market often sparks a revival in the retail industry. At this point, there is evidence that’s happening. However, both markets are still not back to pre-recession levels, which is limiting opportunities for electrical contracting firms nationwide.

“We are seeing a mixed picture,” says Kim Kennedy, manager of forecasting for McGraw-Hill Construction. “The housing market has posted a strong percentage increase, but it’s still at a depressed level of act

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