Seán Neeson said: “This is a significant move and is a positive sign for the economy of Northern Ireland.
“This news is a real boost for our construction sector. This sector has weathered tough times so far and I would hope that this good news will increase confidence and bring further economic benefits for this region.
“The Stormont Executive must still look to radical ways of addressing the downturn. Northern Ireland needs to take a sustainable road out of these tough economic times and must look to promote entrepreneurship more effectively.”