The mainstream media has had a field day examining the dangers of coal mining and offshore drilling in the wake of the recent disasters. Here is a different perspective on how an environmental crisis and disaster can mean new job opportunities.
The Green Buildings market is headed for a strong surge forward as the stimulus money takes hold in the federal market. With 75% of all government buildings undergoing upgrades to become LEED certified within the next 5 years, it will be essential for building design, construction and real estate professionals to have the knowledge and skills needed to deliver successful projects. Here are a few things we see that will be important in the coming months.
I am sure that many of you have read the political rancor over Green and Stimulus related jobs. Whether you agree or disagree with how many jobs were “saved” versus “created” from the stimulus bill, there is a positive trend in the economy worth talking about: Environmental and Infrastructure job openings are heating up.