“We wanted to leverage that project to understand what things were valuable in Gary’s homes. We took advantage of a project the city already was doing to establish that hypothesis,” said Pytel. “The direct market value of building materials could be as high as $13 million. It shouldn’t just be going to landfill.”
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“On any given weekend, we get at least a thousand people through the store- which is a lot for us. Our parking lot is full. We’re going to have to expand that a bit. We realize that the television show can’t go on forever and we certainly wouldn’t want to do it forever, but it looks like there will be quite a bit more to come from the feedback we get from the network and from our fans across the country.”
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