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South Florida’s economy is being pumped up by new construction, but those projects could slow as the industry finds it can’t hire the skilled workers it needs.
Seventy percent of construction firms nationwide report they’re having a hard time filling openings for skilled construction workers, according to an August survey by Associated General Contractors of America.
Now, rebuilding efforts after catastrophic hurricanes and other tropical storms could put a further strain on the shortage. Meanwhile, Florida is just now starting to asses the full extent of wind and flood damage from Hurricane Irma.
Florida GC's are already paying “substantially better than the union rate” for the skilled construction workers they need for projects in South Florida. This is now affecting the Florida Keys which were hit much harder than the rest of the state. Statewide, specialty construction jobs are expected to grow by nearly 19 percent through 2024, according to Florida’s Department of Economic Opportunity. In South Florida, job growth for construction trades ranges from 12 percent to 16 percent.
Covenant Development is 100% committed to working directly with those affected by the storm and wish to re-build. We prefer to work with local residents that lost everything, over speculative vultures who are looking to make money off of our Floridian backs. There are over 12,000 destroyed homes in the Florida Keys. Don't sell! Let us help you re-build your home and help re-build your lifestyle. We don't cut and run in Salt Life!
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