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…

Construction Employment Increases by 5,000 in April to Highest Level in Nine Years

Construction Employment Increases by 5,000 in April to Highest Level in Nine Years

Construction employment increased by 5,000 jobs in April to the highest level in more than nine years amid strong demand for new construction services, according…

Construction employment increases in 224 out of 358 metro areas, says AGC

Construction employment increases in 224 out of 358 metro areas, says AGC

Construction employment increased in 224 out of 358 metro areas between March 2016 and March 2017, declined in 92 and stagnated in 42, according to…

Construction Spending Hits Record Levels for Second Month in a Row

Construction Spending Hits Record Levels for Second Month in a Row

Construction spending is at record levels for the second straight month in March and is up 4.9 percent for the first three months of year…

Construction Employment Increases in 39 States Over Past 12 Months

Construction Employment Increases in 39 States Over Past 12 Months

Thirty-nine states added construction jobs between March 2016 and March 2017 while 17 states added construction jobs between February and March, according to an analysis…

Construction Material Costs in March Outpace Contractor Pricing, says AGC

Construction Material Costs in March Outpace Contractor Pricing, says AGC

Double-digit price increases for key construction materials pushed up construction costs in March, while the prices charged by contractors remained moderate, according to a new…