Dr. Anirban Basu, chief economist with Associated Builders and Contractors, shares why construction is busier than you might expect in the face of a labor shortage and high material costs. He also shares two top trends impacting restoration and remediation companies: adaptive reuse of existing structures and climate change. “I would tell you, R&R stands to be one of the more rapidly growing industries going forward for all kinds of reasons,” Dr. Basu said. 

For the full interview, watch our Ask the Expert chat with Dr. Basu.