They helped build numerous projects in town, and within the region, to help with their supply transportation.
Our company is smaller, with lower overhead, and can build less costly projects.
After building small projects on the side for several years, he started his own construction business in 1957.
The city's own plans for building long-term projects have also slowed.
"We're looking to build sensible projects that are going to integrate with the existing community," he said.
"But until recently, nobody was building residential projects, especially large ones, or for the broader economic group of people moving to the area."
Like the tunnel, it takes a long time to build such big projects.
No other country has built more eco-city projects than Germany.
Founded by his father, Isaac, in 1907, the company built residential and commercial projects.
It calls for building new projects at Nassau's center here to reach a critical mass of public attractions.