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December 19 - December 25, 2011

What were the biggest news developments for the design, construction and contracting industries this past year?

Answers Votes
Unemployment and continued weakness in the economy and industry 47%
Lack of political leadership in Washingon addressing economic weakness 28%
The credit squeeze affecting construction projects 13%
Natural disasters (tornadoes, earthquakes, etc.) and subsequent rebuilding 3%
Revisions and updates in green-building and energy-efficiency rating systems and codes (Standard 189.1, Standard 90.1, LEED) 9%
Other (please comment) 0%

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Tagged categories: Construction; Contractors; Design

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