Data from The Saint Consulting Group shows that the economic recession has made Americans more willing to support new commercial projects in their community. Yet, quarries remain among the top in drawing community opposition — coming in a distant third to landfills and casinos, Rock Products magazine has reported.
Of 1,000 adults interviewed nationwide, 68% said they are more likely to support new projects in their hometown in light of the current economic situation. That is up nearly 10% from one year ago, according to the annual Saint Index survey attitudes about real estate projects and development.
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