AppendixTrolling for Numbers
This section aggregates the significant monetary figures mentioned in this book. Its purpose is only to offer a taste of the Restoration Economy’s size and potential, not to pose as a thorough accounting of any kind. These numbers represent only a small fraction of the current (completed projects not included) market and pent-up demand.
U.S. RESTORATION MARKETS AND BUDGETS CITED IN THIS BOOK
- $128 billion annually in commercial building restoration (2000).
- $180 billion annually in residential building remodeling (we’ll allocate just a third of that, $60 billion per year, to restoration, to be very conservative) (2001).
- The TEA-21 Restoration Act allocated $218 billion in federal funds into rebuilding the U.S. ...