On the road

Is the economy really on the rocks? We packed our bags and canvassed the country - seven cities in seven days - to find out how America's business owners see it. Photographs by Jessica Dimmock.


City: Charleston, S.C.
Name: John Dewberry
Occupation : Commercial real estate developer
His take: After sitting on the sidelines for two years "waiting for the knife to fall," now, he says, "it's our time again."

Last updated February 08 2008: 8:04 AM ET

Charleston, S.C.

Medford, Ore.

El Paso

Sioux Falls, S.D.

Cincinnati

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