On the Upswing

On the Upswing

As the United States continues to lead the world economy, construction economists forecast a surge of work in 2016.

Now that the recession is in the rearview mirror, consumer confidence is climbing, unemployment rates are dropping, and developers are investing in new construction projects. In turn, nearly all the sectors across the board — with the exception of a few select markets — are preparing for an upturn in 2016.

“The construction expansion is continuing, and the ongoing increase should result in greater demand for the services of electrical contractors,” says Robert Murray, chief ec

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