SBJ: Builders Seek Their Own Recovery

Springfield Business Journal
January 25, 2010

Builders Seek Their Own Recovery
by Clarissa French – Contributing Writer

Though U.S. housing starts dropped 39 percent in 2009, according to the Census Bureau, the southwest Missouri home building industry seems to be turning around.

The local market was bottoming out at the end of 2008 and through the first six months of 2009, said Matt Morrow, executive officer of the Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield. Now, after a long, hard winter, there are signs of… CLICK HERE FOR FULL STORY ON SBJ.NET