Construction Spending Declines 2.1% in May as Drop in Private Work Outweighs Public Pickup, Says AGC

Construction Spending Declines 2.1% in May as Drop in Private Work Outweighs Public Pickup, Says AGC

Federal Infrastructure Measure Can Help Offset Private-Sector Demand that is Likely to Remain Below Pre-Coronavirus Levels amid Economic Uncertainty, While State and Local Budgets Also…

AGC: 329 Metro Areas Added Construction Jobs in May, New Survey Results Highlight Dangers Many Workers Face in Highway Work Zones

AGC: 329 Metro Areas Added Construction Jobs in May, New Survey Results Highlight Dangers Many Workers Face in Highway Work Zones

New Survey by the Associated General Contractors of America and HCSS Catalogs Work Zone Risks for Motorists and Workers as Construction Activity Increases Amid Growing…

New House Infrastructure Package Will Provide Needed Investments in Aging Infrastructure, Support Economic Recovery and Create Jobs, Says AGC

New House Infrastructure Package Will Provide Needed Investments in Aging Infrastructure, Support Economic Recovery and Create Jobs, Says AGC

The Moving Forward Act’s Proposed $1.5 Trillion in New Investments Will Improve Range of Public Infrastructure, Creating Needed Demand for Construction While Making the Economy…

Construction Employment Rises from April to May in 45 States, Slips in Five, Says AGC

Construction Employment Rises from April to May in 45 States, Slips in Five, Says AGC

Rebound from April Job Losses Reflects One-Shot Help from Paycheck Protection Program Loans and Easing of Stay-at-Home Orders, But Cancellations and State and Local Deficits…

New Data Shows Construction Activity Returning to Pre-Coronavirus Levels in Many Parts of the Country, Says AGC

New Data Shows Construction Activity Returning to Pre-Coronavirus Levels in Many Parts of the Country, Says AGC

Association Survey and Data Collected by Procore Measure Impacts of the Pandemic, Showing Signs of a Construction Recovery, but Labor Shortages and Project Cancellations Show…

Construction Jobs Rise by 464,000 Jobs, But Remain 596,000 Below Recent Peak, Notes AGC

Construction Jobs Rise by 464,000 Jobs, But Remain 596,000 Below Recent Peak, Notes AGC

Construction employment rebounded by 464,000 jobs in May, but the total remained 596,000 below the latest peak in February and the industry’s 12.7 percent unemployment…

Construction Employment Declines in 326 Out of 358 Metro Areas in April, Says AGC

Construction Employment Declines in 326 Out of 358 Metro Areas in April, Says AGC

New York City Has Largest Job Loss, Montgomery-Bucks-Chester County, Pa. Has Worst Percentage Loss as Coronavirus Pandemic Drives Rampart Decreases in a Month When Industry…

AGC: Construction Spending Shrinks 2.9 Percent in April as Public Agencies, Private Owners Halt

AGC: Construction Spending Shrinks 2.9 Percent in April as Public Agencies, Private Owners Halt

New Federal Investments in Transportation, Other Types of Infrastructure Will Help Offset Expected Declines in State and Local Funding as State Budgets Suffer Impacts of…

AGC Launches New Nationwide Program to Expand Diversity and Make Construction Jobsites More Inclusive

AGC Launches New Nationwide Program to Expand Diversity and Make Construction Jobsites More Inclusive

Associated General Contractors of America’s New “Culture of CARE” Program is Designed to Help Firms Create More Welcoming Workplace Environments The Associated General Contractors of…

Construction Industry Loses 975,000 Jobs in April as AGC Survey Shows Deteriorating Demand for Construction Projects

Construction Industry Loses 975,000 Jobs in April as AGC Survey Shows Deteriorating Demand for Construction Projects

Association Partner Procore Also Releases Near Real-Time Construction Data Measuring Impacts of Coronavirus as Association Calls for New Measures, Including Safe Harbor Provisions, to Revive…

Decision to Extend Paycheck Protection Program Loan Return Deadline to May 14 Helps, But Clarifications Still Needed, Says AGC

Decision to Extend Paycheck Protection Program Loan Return Deadline to May 14 Helps, But Clarifications Still Needed, Says AGC

Construction Official Urges Treasury Department to Clarify Recent, Confusing, Guidance that is Prompting Many Construction Firms to Return Loans, Cut Staff Instead of Risking Prosecution…

Nonresidential Construction Spending Declines in March as Pandemic Halts Projects, Says AGC

Nonresidential Construction Spending Declines in March as Pandemic Halts Projects, Says AGC

Treasury Department’s Recent Changes to Paycheck Protection Program Loan Guidance Are Making It Even Harder for Firms to Maintain Jobs Amid Declining Private-Sector Demand for…

Construction Employment Declines in 99 Metro Areas in March from 2019

Construction Employment Declines in 99 Metro Areas in March from 2019

Laredo, Texas and Lake Charles, La. Have Largest Construction Job Losses While Lewiston, Idaho-Wash. And Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas Add the Most Jobs; Association Survey Indicates Losses…

Paycheck Protection Program Is Allowing Construction Firms to Add and Retain Employees Despite Declining Demand, New AGC Survey Finds

Paycheck Protection Program Is Allowing Construction Firms to Add and Retain Employees Despite Declining Demand, New AGC Survey Finds

Nearly Half of Firms Have Received Loans, But Growing Number of Project Cancellations, Delays and Delivery Problems Imperil Industry A large share of construction firms…

AGC: 40% of Construction Firms Report Layoffs Amid Widespread Project Cancellations as Economic Impact of Coronavirus Grows

AGC: 40% of Construction Firms Report Layoffs Amid Widespread Project Cancellations as Economic Impact of Coronavirus Grows

Survey of Construction Firms by the Associated General Contractors of America Finds More Than Half of Firms Have Had Projects Halted as 74 Percent Seek…

AGC: February Rise In Construction Outlays Contrasts with Pandemic-Driven Collapse In March As Owners and the Government Shut Down Projects

AGC: February Rise In Construction Outlays Contrasts with Pandemic-Driven Collapse In March As Owners and the Government Shut Down Projects

Survey Finds Contractors Face Shortages of Materials and Workers, Delivery Delays and Cancellations; Association Officials Urge Additional Measures to Help Workers, Firms and the Economy…

New Department of Homeland Security Guidance Clarifies Construction’s Role in Supporting Essential Critical Infrastructure, Via AGC

New Department of Homeland Security Guidance Clarifies Construction’s Role in Supporting Essential Critical Infrastructure, Via AGC

Construction Officials Say New Federal Guidance Should Signal to State and Local Officials the Need to Allow Construction Activity to Continue, or Resume, During Coronavirus-Related…

Sharp Jump in Owners Canceling Or Delaying Construction Projects Across The Country, Says New AGC Survey

Sharp Jump in Owners Canceling Or Delaying Construction Projects Across The Country, Says New AGC Survey

After 42 States Added Jobs in February, Coronavirus is Taking a Swift and Severe Toll on the Industry, Prompting Association Officials to Call for Additional…

Pandemic Has Halted Or Delayed Projects For 28 Percent Of Contractors, Says AGC

Pandemic Has Halted Or Delayed Projects For 28 Percent Of Contractors, Says AGC

Coronavirus-caused Slowdown Contrasts with January Figures Showing a Majority of Metro Areas Added Construction Jobs; Officials Note New Infrastructure Funding and Paid Family Leave Fixes…

Construction Outlays Soar In January To $1.369 Trillion With Large Public Works And Residential Gains, Says AGC

Construction Outlays Soar In January To $1.369 Trillion With Large Public Works And Residential Gains, Says AGC

Mild Weather in Many Parts of the Country May Have Boosted Monthly Results; Construction Officials Caution that the Coronavirus May Impact Deliveries of Materials Manufactured…