Not only is there more housing and new businesses for the area but there has been a positive impact on the economy as well. Chamber of Commerce President Mary Jane Hiebert says there are now more reasons to drive to Steinbach to shop, live and work.  She adds the growth has people all over the province talking about our city.  The construction boom has also been good for some students at the S.R.S.S.  Carpentry teacher John Funk says this spring, the Grade 12 students each had their pick of jobs in the construction industry.