WEST BEND, WI (WTAQ) - Things are looking up for Wisconsin stores that rent equipment.
A rebound in the construction industry and a warm spring have combined for more business.
The American Rental Association says revenues in North America will grow by at least 7 percent this year.
Colin Shane, who rents equipment in West Bend, says business is not as strong as before the Great Recession – but it’s still up from a year ago.
The rental association said a recent trade show in New Orleans attracted 20 percent more people than the year before.