In this edition of Big50 Bites—our weekly series on the biggest issues facing remodelers today—we talk to Paul Beattie of Beattie Development in Cape Coral, Fla. Listen as he shares his thoughts on one of the biggest issues the industry faces today – the labor shortage – and one way to tackle this challenge.

“There are not many carpentry classes down here, but there’s business and economics and management and everything else, so I really think it starts at the core offering people the option to learn a trade, understand it, and really perfect that trade.”

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