There is no doubt that commercial building is a sign of a thriving economy. That is why we can say that Licking County might be building its way to economic prosperity. This year Licking County has 12 building projects of at least $1 million and 21 projects costing $500,000 or more. Overall, commercial building is up 240 percent, compared with 2015
The most surprising thing here is that the only economic indicator not showing improvement in the first half was the number of new car sales, down for the second year in a row after several years of significant increases. It’s difficult to explain what is actually happening, but John Hinderer said that the most likely reason is that it’s an election year. He considers that presidential events had the greatest impact on reducing the level of new car sales.
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