Archive for May, 2015

Beyond the Headlines — Construction Jobs in Seattle

Construction cranes dominate much of Seattle?s skyline and landscape. New housing units and office buildings are rising around the city. In Downtown alone, Seattle saw nearly a hundred active construction projects in December 2014.(1) The construction industry is also abuzz with road projects and infrastructure projects such as the Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement tunnel and the expansion of Sound Transit?s light rail. Despite all of this activity, construction jobs have yet to rebound since their pre-recession highs in the Seattle ...

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