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Construction is booming in the Big Easy

Posted By Tom Jackson On April 3, 2009 @ 3:07 pm In Construction News | No Comments

Hard hats and pickup trucks are a’blooming in the unlikeliest place, New Orleans, Louisiana. [1]

As it turns out, half the city’s residents haven’t come back since Katrina, keeping unemployment low. The Feds have pledged $35 billion to rebuild and $19 billion of that has yet to be spent. And the work being done is a healthy mixture of new home construction, repair and renovation and big highway and infrastructure projects. The food’s good too, I hear.


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[1] New Orleans, Louisiana.: http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-rebuilding-new-orleans3-2009apr03,0,950914.story

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