At-Need Solutions Integrating Cremation with Burials
By Christopher Mekus, AIA
It’s no surprise that the slow economy has affected pre-need sales in many cemeteries. An increasing amount of people are delaying their cemetery purchases until the need arises for a crypt or grave. This reduced pre-need revenue has ultimately affected capital development projects such as mausoleums, columbariums and garden crypt structures. As a result, these projects are now being developed on an at-need basis.