Monday, December 23, 2013

Florida will lead U.S. out of Great Recession, say economists - SaintPetersBlog

This is an upbeat assessment by blogger Peter Schorsh citing examples of the economic turnaround happening in the state. Click title for link to his St. Petersburg-based blog. Construction is still a major part of Florida's economic picture.
Although tourism and manufacturing may be influential factors Florida’s economic growth, which includes a population spike that could soon surpass New York as the country’s third most populous state, construction proves to be the No. 1 industry.
Florida was second only to California in construction hiring, leading other high-paying jobs, according to the Associated General Contractors of America trade group.