Building Permits up 71% Over 2019 in Right to Work Fort Smith, Arkansas

According to Talk Business & Politics, the Fort Smith Metro Area continues to head in a positive manner despite the current nationwide pandemic-induced regulatory schizophrenia.

Building activity in the Fort Smith area remains robust in 2020 with permit totals for the first seven months of 2020 up almost 71% compared with the same period in 2019. Permit values in Fort Smith are up almost 59%.

The regional cities of Fort Smith, Greenwood and Van Buren issued building permits valued at $17.75 million in July, an increase of 22.5% from June’s $14.49 million and a 2.3% increase from the $17.35 million in June 2020. The $184.84 million in total permitted activity for the first seven months of 2020 is a 70.89% increase over the $108.16 million recorded during the same time in 2019.

source: Talk Business & Politics

Right to Work States continue to lead the United States out of the coronavirus economic morass. More states should abandon the economic burdens placed on its citizens and lift the weight of compulsory unionism off their backs.