Springfield, MO

Log in Subscribe

Tight Labor Market Requires Respect
Mike Coonrod, sbjLive Producer

Tight Labor Market Requires Respect

Posted online

Cody Ritter, owner of Base Construction & Management LLC, says it’s easy for builders to get work, but hard to find the manpower needed to staff job sites. “There’s a lot of good people, there’s a lot of good tradesmen in our area, but the market is so saturated with work right now that it’s difficult. That’s probably the biggest challenge.” Ritter says his solution is taking excellent care of his subcontractors. Maintaining your relationships and taking care of workers is a big step in getting projects done on time.

Duration: 0:51


No comments on this story |
Please log in to add your comment
Editors' Pick
SBJ Economic Growth Survey: Market Development

SBJ analyzes economic survey data results.

Most Read Poll
Among issues facing the city, how important is the shortage of police officers?


View results