Contractors Ponder Ground Zero's Future

New York City's construction market took a plunge after Sept. 11, but electrical contractors are expecting it to bounce back after the city finalizes plans for the rebuilding of the World Trade Center.

“There's not a lot of new buildings coming up out of the ground right now,” said Jim Usher, vice president of communications for E-J Electric Installation Co., Long Island City, N.Y. “From an economic standpoint, the rebuilding of Ground Zero will be very good for New York. When the Wor

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