New hires, expansion, growing demand, increasing sales. According to this article in the Boston Globe last week, all signs are pointing to renewed growth for small businesses.
Sixty-five percent of all new jobs are created by small businesses, according to the Small Business Administration and have added almost 1.3 million jobs over the past year.
Although Hurricane Sandy was a disaster for Nassau County, Long Island and the surrounding areas, it has spurred on growth by small businesses tied to the housing market—home repairs, remodeling, landscaping. Nationally, home sales have reached their highest level in years.
Great news for all of us!