Construction is a big business in New York and it’s booming.
It is a good way to attract new tenants and to build out the city.
The number of new construction jobs in New Yorkers surged by a record-breaking 9,000 last year, according to new figures released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
It was the biggest annual increase in the city’s construction workforce since the 1980s, according the bureau.
Construction jobs are booming in New England as well.
Construction in the New England states of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont and Connecticut reached record levels in 2016, according Census Bureau figures.
Construction also is a hotbed for the health care industry, with a third of all new jobs in Massachusetts and New Hampshire being related to health care, according data from the Bureau.
New York state also boasts one of the highest rates of new home construction in the country, with nearly a third (28 percent) of all newly built homes in the state being single-family homes.
In the first quarter of 2018, New York was home to more than 300,000 new homes built in the boroughs of Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Manhattan and Queens, according New York Department of Housing Preservation and Development.
New Yorkers are building their own homes, but not just for themselves.
Construction is an opportunity for people who want to save money and buy a home in a place where they can live in peace and privacy.
It’s also a way for people to make new friends and build new connections.
It can be a great way to build community, too, according Paul Schulz, a real estate broker in Manhattan.
“People who have lived in New Orleans, for example, can go out to a bar and just meet people, because they’re getting paid to do that.
It doesn’t matter if it’s just for a week or a month, you have a social capital,” he said.
“It’s a great social capital.
It builds trust.
And it builds confidence.”
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