Mixed future for some parts of the construction industry

06/17/2004 | Finance and Commerce (Minneapolis)

The improving U.S. economy may not produce immediate, positive results in every construction sector, particularly the nonresidential construction industry, said Ken Simonson, chief economist for the Associated General Contractors of America. One sector that continues to struggle is manufacturing construction, which Simonson said "is very small scale and may remain there for a few more quarters, in spite of the manufacturing sector coming to life."

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