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Cover Story - February 2, 2018

A region that's booming

Private and public construction projects compete for labor

by Gennady Sheyner

Palo Alto's big push on infrastructure comes at a time of economic prosperity, with sales-tax receipts on the rise and new hotels bringing with them the promise of growing tax revenues in the years to come.

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Posted by Anon
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Feb 2, 2018 at 9:22 am

The time to plan and design projects is -now-, so that they can go out to bid during a downturn, not during a boom. Somebody needs to get on Google Scholar and look up counter-cyclical infrastructure construction, etc.. e.g.

"counter-cyclical infrastructure construction"


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