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In the coming year, the industry may see more resilient projects mimic those already underway, like the raising of streets in Miami Beach or the building of earthquake-resistant skyscrapers sans rebar in California. Certainly, architects, engineers, and contractors will be critical to rebuilding efforts, but business, as usual, could be a thing of the past.
The survey also revealed that 74.2 percent of large and medium firms voted in favor, while 75.9 percent of small firms also backed the continuation of the levy.
Of the 4,000 non-affiliated employers surveyed by the CITB, 66.1 percent – based on the value of levy paid in – voted in favor keeping the levy. In England, 71.2 percent of non-affiliated employers voted to support the levy, while 79 percent of Scottish and Welsh firms gave their backing.