Construction Job Growth Rebounds in 2017, ABC Says

Construction Job Growth Rebounds in 2017, ABC Says

Nonresidential Sector Gaining Momentum National construction employment started 2017 on a high note, adding 36,000 net new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in January,…

Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 26 States Year-Over-Year, ABC Says

Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 26 States Year-Over-Year, ABC Says

December not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates were down in 26 states and the nation on a year-over-year basis, according to analysis released by…

Overall Construction Input Prices Firm in December as Energy Prices Surge, ABC Says

Overall Construction Input Prices Firm in December as Energy Prices Surge, ABC Says

Construction input prices rebounded in December after experiencing a steep decline in November, according to analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released by…

ABC: Free Enterprise Momentum Continues with Passage of Prevailing Wage Repeal and Right to Work Laws in Kentucky

ABC: Free Enterprise Momentum Continues with Passage of Prevailing Wage Repeal and Right to Work Laws in Kentucky

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recently commended the Kentucky Senate’s passage of bills that would end forced unionization and repeal the state’s wasteful prevailing wage…

Nonresidential Spending Thrives in Strong November Spending Report, ABC Says

Nonresidential Spending Thrives in Strong November Spending Report, ABC Says

Nonresidential construction surged in November, according to analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data released by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Nonresidential spending expanded to $712.4…

Construction Lost Jobs in December, Says ABC

Construction Lost Jobs in December, Says ABC

National construction employment declined by 3,000 net jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in December, according to analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data…

Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 38 States Year-Over-Year, ABC Says

Construction Unemployment Rates Improve in 38 States Year-Over-Year, ABC Says

November not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates were down in 38 states and the nation on a year-over-year basis, according to analysis released by…

The 2017 Construction Outlook: Will the Industry Slow or Grow in the Upcoming 12 Months?

The 2017 Construction Outlook: Will the Industry Slow or Grow in the Upcoming 12 Months?

  The 2016 construction market was fairly flat (like 1 percent growth), but it gained traction and momentum at the year’s end that looks to…

ABC Predicts Modest Growth for 2017 Nonresidential Construction Sector; Warns of Vulnerability for Contractors

ABC Predicts Modest Growth for 2017 Nonresidential Construction Sector; Warns of Vulnerability for Contractors

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) forecasts a slowdown of growth in the U.S. commercial and industrial construction industries in 2017. While contractors are vulnerable to…

Construction Job Growth Accelerates Amid Optimistic Post-Election Outlook in November, Says ABC

Construction Job Growth Accelerates Amid Optimistic Post-Election Outlook in November, Says ABC

The U.S. construction industry added 19,000 net new jobs in November and has now added jobs for three consecutive months, according to analysis of U.S….

Construction Industry Alliance Announces New Resources Aimed at Preventing Suicides

Construction Industry Alliance Announces New Resources Aimed at Preventing Suicides

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recently announced new resources made available to its members through its membership in the Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide…