Construction Industry Adds 28,000 Jobs in August After Spending Drop in July

Construction Industry Adds 28,000 Jobs in August After Spending Drop in July

Construction employment increased by 28,000 jobs in August, following a dip in hiring and spending in July, but contractors face a lack of experienced workers,…

Seventy percent of contractors are having a hard time finding qualified workers, AGC survey says

Seventy percent of contractors are having a hard time finding qualified workers, AGC survey says

Seventy percent of construction firms report they are having a hard time filling hourly craft positions that represent the bulk of the construction workforce, according…

Thirty-Six States and D.C. Add Construction Jobs Between July 2016 and 2017, Says AGC

Thirty-Six States and D.C. Add Construction Jobs Between July 2016 and 2017, Says AGC

Thirty-six states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between July 2016 and July 2017, yet only half the states added construction jobs between…

Construction Industry Adds 6,000 Jobs in July and 191,000 Over 12 Months

Construction Industry Adds 6,000 Jobs in July and 191,000 Over 12 Months

Construction employment increased by 6,000 jobs in July to the highest level since October 2008, amid a tight labor market that may be keeping contractors…

Construction Employment Climbs in 41 States Between June 2016-2017

Construction Employment Climbs in 41 States Between June 2016-2017

Forty-one states added construction jobs between June 2016 and June 2017 amid continuing widespread demand for construction services, while 25 states and the District of…

Construction Spending Holds Steady as Reported Delays Caused by Shortage of Skilled Workers

Construction Spending Holds Steady as Reported Delays Caused by Shortage of Skilled Workers

Workforce Shortages and Political Gridlock that is Depressing Public-Sector Investments are Holding Back Broader Growth for the Construction Sector, Officials Urge New Workforce & Infrastructure…

42 States Add Construction Jobs Between May 2016 and 2017

42 States Add Construction Jobs Between May 2016 and 2017

Forty-two states added construction jobs between May 2016 and May 2017 amid growing demand for construction services, while 25 states and the District of Columbia…

Steady Growth: The Construction Industry Still Predicted to Grow 6 Percent in 2017

Steady Growth: The Construction Industry Still Predicted to Grow 6 Percent in 2017

Solid and stable economic improvement looks to continue in the overall construction industry. In May, the construction consultants and analysts at FMI released a revamped…

Construction Employment Increases by 11,000 in May to Eight-Year High

Construction Employment Increases by 11,000 in May to Eight-Year High

Construction employment increased by 11,000 jobs in May to the highest level since October 2008 and average weekly hours set a series high for May…

Construction Employment Increases in 217 Out of 358 Metro Areas Between April 2016 to 2017

Construction Employment Increases in 217 Out of 358 Metro Areas Between April 2016 to 2017

Construction employment increased in 217 out of 358 metro areas between April 2016 and April 2017, declined in 89 and stagnated in 52, according to…

39 States Add Construction Jobs, But 27 States Lost Jobs, Says AGC

39 States Add Construction Jobs, But 27 States Lost Jobs, Says AGC

Thirty-nine states added construction jobs between April 2016 and April 2017 amid growing demand for construction services, yet more than half the states lost construction…