Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Construction Ohio - Myths About The Ohio Construction Industry

There always this typical situation of myths and facts regarding jobs and places which are not that well known. Interestingly, it might happen that the real growth in a region is a result of the myths generated around the same! Though the same cannot be said about Ohio, there are myths that have to be quashed to help the state become an attractive investment option.

Ohio is witnessing a huge population migration to other states: Though Ohio is the 34th largest state in the US, it is the 9th most populous state in the country with figures suggesting a little excess over 11.5 million inhabitants. Ohios population is also a reason for the states recent spectacular growth story. Of course there have been migrations and still are, but that is no way a factor that should become national news of sorts! People have migrated to other regions for seeking better locations and opportunity and this has been seen throughout history, throughout the world.

Many civilizations are based on early migrants, who have today become the real citizens of the country!

At with the case of Ohio, migration isnt really a problem that big to discourage the construction industry.

The rate of unemployment in the state is on the rise: This myth is not entirely false but again, it is a trend which has been seen throughout the country. Fortunately, the rate of unemployment in the state is not growing as fast as the figures suggest for other regions. In fact, there have been negative-migration trends in the state leading to more people power! Now, quite understandably, if there is too much of negative migration for finding jobs, it is not possible for all of the migrants to get jobs in the state.

Thus the unemployment rate has caused concerns but not as much.

The government is hostile towards new infrastructure development: This myth is completely unfound and can be called as a rumor that is currently doing the rounds. In fact, the government is keen to provide more jobs for the people originally from the state and also to the migrants. Columbus is the largest and the capital city of Ohio and has clarified that the rumors are completely baseless. In fact, there are specials sops and incentives being given to developers who want to invest in the state and create more jobs. Land prices thus have lowered and the state has again become an attractive destination for investment.

Earthquakes are a major setback to the construction based investments in the state: Though there have been reports of earthquakes hitting the state, it is the geography of the state of Ohio which is an asset nonetheless. It is the huge expanse of water and fertile land in the state that has made it an attractive investment region. The states accessibility is the main reason for its good growth figures. The state has the capacity to cater to 70% of North Americas manufacturing! Today, the state income is on the rise and construction jobs are not difficult to find in the state.

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