Today’s women in construction know how to succeed in today’s challenging economy – and they’re not all wearing hard hats. While many are employees of construction companies, a growing number of women in construction are running their own businesses.
According to the recent study by the Florida International University Center for Leadership and the Commonwealth Institute of South Florida, titled, “Florida’s Woman-Led Businesses 2010,” the decisions women-led businesses make – and their ability to keep their businesses growing and surviving during this tough economy – positions them strategically during Florida’s recovery.
The top 50 women-led businesses in Florida employ about 9,000 people and boast per-company revenues of at least $5 million each.
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Read: “Women in construction get set for regional meeting ,“ an article from the South Florida Times.