From every crisis comes opportunities for positive change and growth. COVID-19 has forced us to reflect on what matters most in life. Modern society is reevaluating and reprioritizing its values, and is responding in amazing ways. People with idle sewing machines at home are cranking out face masks.
Delivery people and store clerks are keeping shelves stocked. Health care workers are risking their lives to heal the sick. And thousands of dedicated men and women in the building trades are doing everything possible to keep housing projects moving ahead for families who need a home.
The building industry is one bright light in our economy that is struggling to find a footing. The realization that family and loved ones are most important is front of mind. Through this experience, we are deeply thankful for our homes that shelter and protect us against the outside world. Ultimately our home is where families traverse the good times and tough times — together.
Evan Fujimoto, president of Graham Builders, shares his thoughts to three common questions that people have begun to ponder since our state was ordered to stay at home.