Raising the roof

Tue, Feb 7, 2012

Vancouver Real Estate

It seemed like the worst possible combination, to be involved in e-commerce and the building industry - two of the sectors that have suffered most during the past decade. But home builder Jeff Booth, co-founder of BuildDirect, a Vancouver-based company that has revolutionized the building sector, is not only still here, but expanding his company, and even shooting for it to be the size of Amazon in the next few years. In a conversation with Danny Bradbury for the Financial Post, Mr. Booth explains how he beat the odds in a down economy. Here is the edited transcript.

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