Local Business Boom

Our town is building like crazy. And I don’t mean residential. Stretches of land that haven’t been able to sell since before I first came here are suddenly all booming. Banks, stores, even a new restaurant.

Is anybody observing anything like it? I’m glad, of course, but it seems like a bizarre time for a business boom.

7 thoughts on “Local Business Boom”

    1. I’ve heard that a lot of people who are now working remotely have moved to small towns where there are bigger properties with more room for home offices.

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  1. I’ve seen it in smaller centres. A few months after the pandemic was declared there was a surge in property prices by about 10 percent or so, followed by an uptick in construction that depended on government subsidy.

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  2. Yeah, like who’s profitting from all this in the current social climate of self-imposed reclusiveness?
    Here in Columbus (Ohio) the construction projects never stopped—-even in the midst of the “lockdown period”.
    And construction workers never wear facemasks or “social distance” either.

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