Construction Spending Increases to Record High of $1.329 Trillion, According to AGC

Construction Spending Increases to Record High of $1.329 Trillion, According to AGC

Construction Spending Should Stay Robust through Early 2019, But Trade Disputes, Workforce Shortages and Rising Interest Rates Threaten to Undermine Long-Term Growth in Construction Demand,…

Construction Employment Rises by 30,000 Jobs in October and 330,000 for the Year

Construction Employment Rises by 30,000 Jobs in October and 330,000 for the Year

Construction Pay Rises at Fastest Rate in Nearly a Decade as Contractors Struggle to Recruit Workers Amid Widespread Labor Shortages, Officials Call for More Investments…

AGC: New Congress Has a Unique Opportunity to Work Together to Improve Infrastructure and Develop a Workforce

AGC: New Congress Has a Unique Opportunity to Work Together to Improve Infrastructure and Develop a Workforce

Noting Bipartisan Support for Infrastructure, Construction Official Urges Congress to Make the Issue a Top Priority in Early 2019; Promises Association Will Be Vigilant Against…

Construction Employment Rises in 278 Metros Between Sept 2017-18, Says AGC

Construction Employment Rises in 278 Metros Between Sept 2017-18, Says AGC

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, Texas and Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, Fla. Have Largest Gains; Middlesex-Monmouth-Ocean, N.J. and Spokane-Spokane Valley, Wash. Have Worst Losses Construction employment increased in 278…

Construction Employment Rises from Sept. 2017-18 in 45 States and DC

Construction Employment Rises from Sept. 2017-18 in 45 States and DC

Florida Has Biggest Annual Job Increase While New Jersey Has Worst Loss; Pennsylvania and Kentucky Have Largest One-Month Gains as Michigan and Kansas Trail Forty-five…

Construction Materials Costs Increase 7.4 Percent Due to Tariffs and Rising Fuel Prices

Construction Materials Costs Increase 7.4 Percent Due to Tariffs and Rising Fuel Prices

Fuel, Metal, and Asphalt Costs Increase by Double Digits as Labor Costs Continue to Rise, While Prices Contractors Charge to Build Projects Grow By Low…

Construction Employment Rises by 23,000 Jobs in September and 315,000 for the Year

Construction Employment Rises by 23,000 Jobs in September and 315,000 for the Year

Despite Above-Average Job Gains and Pay Increases, Industry Survey Finds Contractors Are Struggling to Find Craft Workers; Association Officials Call for Reforms to Immigration, Career…

Construction Input Costs Rise 6.2% Through August, Adding to Pressure from Labor Shortages and Outpacing Bid Prices

Construction Input Costs Rise 6.2% Through August, Adding to Pressure from Labor Shortages and Outpacing Bid Prices

Fuel, Metals, Asphalt and Gypsum Prices Post Large Annual Increases as Index for New Construction Gains Only 3.4 Percent, Intensifying Squeeze on Contractors Already Impacted…

Construction Employment Rises by 23,000 Jobs in August and 297,000 for the Year Even with Labor Shortages

Construction Employment Rises by 23,000 Jobs in August and 297,000 for the Year Even with Labor Shortages

Construction Officials Urge Federal Leaders to Double Spending on Career and Technical Education, Reform Immigration and Improve Job Training Programs to Help Address Workforce Shortages…

Construction Input Costs Are Mixed in July, Says AGC, But Pressure Intensifies for Contractors

Construction Input Costs Are Mixed in July, Says AGC, But Pressure Intensifies for Contractors

Fuel, Metals and Wood Product Prices Post Double-Digit Annual Increases Despite Pause in July; Association Officials Warn That Additional Tariffs Are Likely to Add to…

Construction Employment Reaches 10-Year High, Says AGC

Construction Employment Reaches 10-Year High, Says AGC

Construction Officials Say Firms Would Likely Have Added More Workers if they Could Find Them, Urge Education Officials to Do More to Encourage Students to…

Construction Spending Retreats in June From Record High in May But Shows Continued Strength, Says AGC

Construction Spending Retreats in June From Record High in May But Shows Continued Strength, Says AGC

Latest Spending Figures Show Benefits of Recent Tax and Regulatory Reform Measures, But Construction Officials Caution that Labor Shortages and Trade Tariffs Could Weigh on…

Construction Employment Increases in 272 Metros Between June 2017 and 2018, Says AGC

Construction Employment Increases in 272 Metros Between June 2017 and 2018, Says AGC

Merced, Calif., Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, Texas Have Largest Gains as 64 Areas Set June Records for Construction Employment; Columbia, S.C. and Middlesex-Monmouth-Ocean, N.J. Lag Construction…

Construction Cost Data Shows Effect of Trade Disputes as Aluminum and Steel Costs

Construction Cost Data Shows Effect of Trade Disputes as Aluminum and Steel Costs

New Labor Department Figures Demonstrate How New Tariffs Have Increased the Costs of Key Construction Materials, With Metal Materials Experiencing Double-Digit Percent Increases Construction costs…

Construction Employment Reaches 10-Year High as Industry Adds 13,000 Jobs in June and 282,000 for the Year

Construction Employment Reaches 10-Year High as Industry Adds 13,000 Jobs in June and 282,000 for the Year

Construction Officials Say Tax & Regulatory Reform and Recent Increases in Infrastructure Investments are Helping Boost Employment, But Warn that Trade Fights and Labor Shortages…

Construction Spending Reaches Record High with 0.4 Percent Pickup in May Via Residential and Public Investment, Says AGC

Construction Spending Reaches Record High with 0.4 Percent Pickup in May Via Residential and Public Investment, Says AGC

Continued Labor Shortages, Rising Materials Costs Related to New Tariffs Could Stall All Types of Projects; Construction Officials Urge Feds to Enact New Workforce Measures,…

Construction Employment Increases in 263 Metros Between May 2017-18, Says AGC

Construction Employment Increases in 263 Metros Between May 2017-18, Says AGC

Construction employment increased in 263 (73 percent) out of 358 metro areas between May 2017 and May 2018, declined in 47 (13 percent) and was…

Construction employment increases in 256 metro areas between April 2017 and 2018 despite challenge of finding skilled workers

Construction employment increases in 256 metro areas between April 2017 and 2018 despite challenge of finding skilled workers

Construction employment increased in 256 out of 358 metro areas between April 2017 and April 2018, declined in 63 and was unchanged in 39, according…

AGC Launches Mobile Ad Campaign to Urge Drivers to Slow Down and Be Alert

AGC Launches Mobile Ad Campaign to Urge Drivers to Slow Down and Be Alert

Mobile Advertising Campaign Urges Drivers Who Routinely Pass through Certain Work Zones to Slow Down and Be Alert as New Data Shows Motorists Are More…

Construction Employment Rises in 38 States and DC from April 2017-18

Construction Employment Rises in 38 States and DC from April 2017-18

California & West Virginia Have Biggest Annual Job Gains, North Dakota Has Largest Decline; California & Louisiana Have Largest Monthly Pickup, Indiana & North Dakota…