Port St. Lucie Construction On the Rise.
Typically a mainstay of the Florida economy, construction has remains sluggish until recently.
The slow housing market was the main culprit, but that market is changing. With the country still emerging from the worst economic crisis in decades, South and South Central Florida, including the Treasure Coast community of Port St. Lucie, may have finally turned the corner, as Port St. Lucie construction is on the rise.
According the the New York based research firm McGraw Hill, contracts for future construction in South Florida rose 38 percent in July of 2013 to $597.3 million from $431.3 million a year earlier.