Austin Coming Back Strong

After a crippling blow from the high-tech bust, the Austin, Texas, economy is back in high gear. Austin is enjoying a resurgence in residential and light-commercial construction work, which suffered when the market’s manufacturing sector lost almost 28,000 jobs from the end of 2000 through December 2003.

The economy has turned around in the last few years. After dropping off in 2001 and 2002, construction jobs are rising again, as relatively low interest rates boost demand for new hou

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