Construction Employment Rises in October but Spending Drops in Latest 12 Months

Construction Employment Rises in October but Spending Drops in Latest 12 Months

Construction employment increased by 10,000 jobs in October and by 148,000, or 2.0 percent, over the past 12 months, while construction spending decreased by 2.0…

Construction Employment Increases in 39 States and DC from Sept. 18-19, Says AGC

Construction Employment Increases in 39 States and DC from Sept. 18-19, Says AGC

Texas and Nevada Have Biggest Number and Percent of Annual Job Gains, While Louisiana Has Largest Losses; Texas and Hawaii Experience Largest One-Month Gains as…

Construction Employment Rises by 7,000 in September, But Hiring Slowdown Reflects Tight Market

Construction Employment Rises by 7,000 in September, But Hiring Slowdown Reflects Tight Market

Industry’s Job Gains and Average Hourly Earnings Outpace Broader Economy as Association Survey Finds Contractors Expect to Keep Hiring; Officials Urge Boost to Career and…

Construction Spending Inches Higher in August But Declines Year-to-Date, Says AGC

Construction Spending Inches Higher in August But Declines Year-to-Date, Says AGC

Association Survey Finds Projects Take Longer than Anticipated as Contractors Cope with Staffing Challenges; Officials Urge Increased Investment in Career and Technical Education, Greater Immigration…

Construction Employment Increases in 39 States and DC from Aug 2018-2019

Construction Employment Increases in 39 States and DC from Aug 2018-2019

Texas and North Dakota Have Biggest Number and Percent Annual Job Gains, While Louisiana and Vermont Lag; Florida and Nevada Experience Largest One-Month Gains as…

Construction Employment Increases in 40 States and DC from July 2018-19

Construction Employment Increases in 40 States and DC from July 2018-19

Texas and Wyoming Have Biggest Number and Percent of Annual Job Gains, While Louisiana Lags; Texas and Utah Experience Largest One-Month Gains as Ohio and…

Construction Jobs Increase by 21,000 in June and 224,000 During the Past Year, Says AGC

Construction Jobs Increase by 21,000 in June and 224,000 During the Past Year, Says AGC

Average Hourly Earnings in Construction Top Private Sector Average by 10.1 Percent as Construction Employers Cope with Tight Labor Market; Association Officials Call for New…

Contractors Need Not Apply: Administration’s New Apprenticeship Proposal Fails to Address Construction Shortage, Says AGC

Contractors Need Not Apply: Administration’s New Apprenticeship Proposal Fails to Address Construction Shortage, Says AGC

Construction Official Says Administration Missed an Opportunity to Fill Thousands of High-Paying Construction Career Opportunity by Excluding Construction From New Apprenticeship Program The chief executive…

Construction Jobs Increase by 4,000 in May and 215,000 Over 12 Months, Says AGC

Construction Jobs Increase by 4,000 in May and 215,000 Over 12 Months, Says AGC

Average Hourly Earnings in Construction Top Private Sector Average by 10 Percent; Association Officials Call for Doubling Career and Technical Education Funding, Immigration Relief to…

Construction Spending Diverges: Public Sector Surges, Nonresidential and Single-Family Homes Stall

Construction Spending Diverges: Public Sector Surges, Nonresidential and Single-Family Homes Stall

Results for First Four Months of 2019 Combined Show Ongoing Strength Aside from Single-Family Market; Association Officials Urge End to Tariffs That Pose Threat to…

Construction Employment Increases in 250 Out of 358 Metro Areas

Construction Employment Increases in 250 Out of 358 Metro Areas

Construction employment grew in 250 out of 358 metro areas between April 2018 and April 2019, declined in 53 and was unchanged in 55, according…

Construction Employment Increases in 43 States Between April 2018 and 2019, Says AGC

Construction Employment Increases in 43 States Between April 2018 and 2019, Says AGC

Texas and West Virginia Have Biggest Number and Percent of Annual Job Gains as Louisiana and Vermont Lag; Illinois and Iowa Have Largest One-Month Gains,…

AGC: Construction Jobs Increase by 33,000 in April and 256,000 Over 12 Months

AGC: Construction Jobs Increase by 33,000 in April and 256,000 Over 12 Months

Construction employment increased by 33,000 jobs in April and by 256,000 or 3.5 percent, over the past 12 months, while the number of unemployed jobseekers…

Construction Employment Increases in 218 Metros from March 2018-March 2019

Construction Employment Increases in 218 Metros from March 2018-March 2019

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, Ariz. and Monroe, Mich. Have Biggest Number and Percent of Annual Job Gains While Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights and Danville, Ill. Lag; Lack of Workers Keeps…

Construction Employment Increases in 38 States from March 2018 to March 2019, Says AGC

Construction Employment Increases in 38 States from March 2018 to March 2019, Says AGC

Texas and West Virginia Have Biggest Number and Percent of Annual Job Gains as Louisiana and Vermont Lag; Washington Has Largest One-Month Gains, While Pennsylvania…

Construction Employment Increases in 37 States Between February 2018 and 2019, Says AGC

Construction Employment Increases in 37 States Between February 2018 and 2019, Says AGC

Texas and West Virginia Have Biggest Number and Percent of Annual Job Gains as Louisiana and Maine Trail; Georgia and Alaska Have Largest One-Month Gains,…

Construction Employment Increases in 275 Out of 358 Metro Areas from Jan. 18-19, Says AGC

Construction Employment Increases in 275 Out of 358 Metro Areas from Jan. 18-19, Says AGC

Construction employment grew in 275, or 76 percent, out of 358 metro areas between January 2018 and January 2019, declined in 39 (11 percent) and…

Watch: AGC Charities Donates $265,000 to Renovate Historic Barn and Veterans Support Group Headquarters

Watch: AGC Charities Donates $265,000 to Renovate Historic Barn and Veterans Support Group Headquarters

AGC Charities Inc. Gift Part of Broader Effort to Help Boyds, Md.-based Warrior Canine Connection Build a New Facility to Provide Therapy for Veterans with…

Construction Employment Climbs by 52,000 in January to 11-Year Peak, Says AGC

Construction Employment Climbs by 52,000 in January to 11-Year Peak, Says AGC

Government Data on Construction Spending, Association Survey Find Demand for All Project Types; Officials Call for More Funds for Training and Education, Immigration Reform to…

Construction Employment Increases in 273 Out of 358 Metros in 2018 Amid Strong Demand, Says AGC

Construction Employment Increases in 273 Out of 358 Metros in 2018 Amid Strong Demand, Says AGC

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Weirton-Steubenville, W.Va.-Ohio Have Largest Annual Gains; Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, Calif. and Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, Mass.-N.H. Have Biggest Losses Construction employment grew in 273…