Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

So I was walking the woods last week with my friend, a Midwest-based power company executive. His company has laid off 10% of its work force over the past two years and isn’t in the rehiring mode. His firm is into “clean coal”, not wind or solar. While we were hiking basically in the middle of nowhere in upstate New York, he was constantly checking his blackberry for company missives and Yankee news updates, even though we passed through numerous coverage dead zones. We were talking about the economy and my friend was telling me about how the nation’s standard of living was continuing to get better and that job opportunities and wages were increasing.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Unlimited access to GlobeSt and other free ALM publications
  • Access to 15 years of GlobeSt archives
  • Your choice of GlobeSt digital newsletters and over 70 others from popular sister publications
  • 3 free articles* across the ALM subscription network every 30 days
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM events and publications

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?


Join GlobeSt

Don't miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed commercial real estate decisions. Join GlobeSt.com now!

  • Free unlimited access to GlobeSt.com's trusted and independent team of experts who provide commercial real estate owners, investors, developers, brokers and finance professionals with comprehensive coverage, analysis and best practices necessary to innovate and build business.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and GlobeSt events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join GlobeSt

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.