Construction jobs in Florida should grow faster than other fields through 2017, according to a forecast released Friday.
University of Central Florida economist Sean Snaith expects construction jobs to grow 10.4 percent over threee yeras. Jobs in trade, transportation and utilities — which includes retail — are expected to grow 3.8 percent; professional and business services, 3.6 percent; education and health services, 2.2 percent; and leisure and hospitality, 2 percent.
“Bottom line is Florida’s economy is improving and finally hitting its stride,” Snaith said…
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