auf eine auftragsärmere Zeit

English translation: a period when there are fewer construction projects under way [or: a seasonably slow period]

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German term or phrase:auftragsärmere Zeit der Baubranche
English translation:a period when there are fewer construction projects under way [or: a seasonably slow period]
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08:47 Sep 3, 2011
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Real Estate
German term or phrase: auf eine auftragsärmere Zeit
Allein durch die Verschiebung des Baubeginns auf eine auftragsärmere Zeit der Baubranche lassen sich hier Preiseinsparungen erzielen.

This is from a business report for a real estate company.
Hannah Keet
United Kingdom
Local time: 17:02
a period when there are fewer construction projects under way
Explanation:
or
a period when there are fewer construction projects in the pipeline
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casper
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3 +2a period when there are fewer construction projects under way
casper
3to a less busy time
Jutta Scherer


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35 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
auftragsärmere Zeit der Baubranche
a period when there are fewer construction projects under way


Explanation:
or
a period when there are fewer construction projects in the pipeline

casper
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Betty Cooper: Conveys the idea, IMHO
1 day 1 hr
  -> Thanks, Betty

agree  gangels: simply said: ...to a seasonably slow period...
1 day 4 hrs
  -> Cute expression, I say. Thank you, gangels
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1 day 11 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
to a less busy time


Explanation:
for the contruction industry

might be an alternative if you want a shorter sentence

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Note added at 1 day12 hrs (2011-09-04 20:48:10 GMT)
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I just saw Gangels's comment above, and like his/her suggestion even better

Jutta Scherer
Germany
Local time: 18:02
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Native speaker of: German
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