AGC economist says "fiscal cliff" deal will give construction a boost

The deal in Congress to avoid going over the so-called fiscal cliff "should encourage many businesses to go ahead with projects they have held in reserve," said Ken Simonson, chief economist of the Associated General Contractors of America.

January 04, 2013 |

The deal in Congress to avoid going over the so-called fiscal cliff "should encourage many businesses to go ahead with projects they have held in reserve," said Ken Simonson, chief economist of the Associated General Contractors of America. Simonson said he expected construction spending in the next few months to see double-digit gains.

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