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…

Construction Costs Surge in April as New Tariffs and Other Trade Measures Lead to Significant Increases in Materials Prices

Construction Costs Surge in April as New Tariffs and Other Trade Measures Lead to Significant Increases in Materials Prices

Association Officials Warn That the New Tariffs and Resulting Price Spikes Have the Potential to Undermine Benefits of Tax and Regulatory Reform, Urge Administration to…

Construction Employment Increases in 245 Metro Areas Between March 2017-18, Says AGC

Construction Employment Increases in 245 Metro Areas Between March 2017-18, Says AGC

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, Texas and Weirton-Steubenville, W.Va.-Ohio Experience Largest Year-over-Year Gains; Baton Rouge, La. and Auburn-Opelika, Ala. Have Biggest Annual Declines Construction employment increased in…

Construction Employment Rises in 38 States and DC from March 2017-18, Says AGC

Construction Employment Rises in 38 States and DC from March 2017-18, Says AGC

California and West Virginia Have Biggest Job Gains for the Year, North Dakota Has Largest Decline; Texas and Alaska Have Largest Monthly Pickup, New York…

Construction Costs Climb in March with Tariff Threats and the Jump of Wide Range of Input Costs

Construction Costs Climb in March with Tariff Threats and the Jump of Wide Range of Input Costs

Association Officials Urge Trump Administration, Congress to Fund Infrastructure Adequately as Better Way to Stimulate Demand than Tariffs That Impose Steep Costs on Contractors and…

Construction Employers Add 228,000 Jobs Over the Year Despite Dip in March

Construction Employers Add 228,000 Jobs Over the Year Despite Dip in March

Average Hourly Earnings Increase to $29.43 in Construction, Topping Private Sector by Nearly 10 Percent; Association Officials Urge Updating and Better Funding Programs to Train…

Construction Employment Increases in 257 Metro Areas Between Feb. 2017-18

Construction Employment Increases in 257 Metro Areas Between Feb. 2017-18

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, Calif. and Merced, Calif. Experience Largest Year-over-Year Gains; Baton Rouge, La. and Auburn-Opelika, Ala. Have Biggest Annual Declines in Construction Employment Construction employment…

Construction Spending in February Inches Up From January, Says AGC

Construction Spending in February Inches Up From January, Says AGC

Association Officials Urge Federal, State and Local Officials to Work Quickly to Put Recently Enacted Funding Increases to Work to Improve Aging and Over-Burdened Infrastructure,…

Construction Employment Rises in 35 States and DC from Feb. 2017-18, Says AGC

Construction Employment Rises in 35 States and DC from Feb. 2017-18, Says AGC

California, West Virginia Have Biggest Gains for the Year; North Dakota, Iowa Have Largest Declines; New York and Connecticut Have Largest Monthly Pickup, While Washington…

Construction Employment Increases in 248 Metro Areas Between Jan. 2017-18

Construction Employment Increases in 248 Metro Areas Between Jan. 2017-18

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, Calif. and Merced, Calif. Experience Largest Year-over-Year Gains; Baton Rouge, La. and Auburn-Opelika, Ala. Have Biggest Annual Declines in Construction Employment Construction employment…

Construction Employers Add 61,000 Jobs in Feb. and 254,000 for the Year, Says AGC

Construction Employers Add 61,000 Jobs in Feb. and 254,000 for the Year, Says AGC

New Steel and Aluminum Tariffs are Likely to Undermine Future Job Gains in the Construction Sector as Firms Will be Forced to Pay More for…

Construction Employment Rises in 35 States and DC from Jan. 2017-18, Says AGC

Construction Employment Rises in 35 States and DC from Jan. 2017-18, Says AGC

California and West Virginia Have Biggest Job Gains for the Year, North Dakota Has Largest Declines; California and New Mexico Have Largest Monthly Pickup, Pennsylvania…

AGC Says New Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Will Hurt the Construction Industry

AGC Says New Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Will Hurt the Construction Industry

Independent Studies Suggest the Construction Industry Could Lose Nearly 30,000 Jobs as a Result of Administration’s New Tariffs as Many Firms Will be Forced to…

Construction Spending in January Matches December, But Tariffs Could Hamper Construction Materials

Construction Spending in January Matches December, But Tariffs Could Hamper Construction Materials

Association Officials Warn Policy Makers That Additional Steel and Aluminum Tariffs or Import Restrictions Would Jeopardize Much-Needed Infrastructure Investments and Private Construction Projects Construction spending…

Construction Employment Increases in 269 Metro Areas Between Dec. 2016-2017

Construction Employment Increases in 269 Metro Areas Between Dec. 2016-2017

Construction employment increased in 269 out of 358 metro areas between December 2016 and December 2017, declined in 43 and stagnated in 46, according to…

Construction employers add 36,000 jobs in January and 226,000 over the year

Construction employers add 36,000 jobs in January and 226,000 over the year

Construction employment increased by 36,000 jobs in January to the highest level since August 2008, according to an analysis of new government data by the…

Construction Spending Rises for Fifth Month in a Row in December, But Infrastructure Spending Lags

Construction Spending Rises for Fifth Month in a Row in December, But Infrastructure Spending Lags

Association Officials Urge Policy Makers to Boost Funding and Streamline Reviews for Highways and Other Transportation Modes, Drinking Water

Construction Employers Add 30,000 Jobs in Dec. and 210,000 in 2017, Says AGC

Construction Employers Add 30,000 Jobs in Dec. and 210,000 in 2017, Says AGC

Industry Employment Reaches Nine-Year High and Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.9 Percent; Association Officials Say Most Construction Firms Predict they Will Continue Adding Jobs in…

75 Percent of Construction Firms Plan to Expand Headcounts in 2018, According to AGC

75 Percent of Construction Firms Plan to Expand Headcounts in 2018, According to AGC

Seventy-five percent of construction firms plan to expand their payrolls in 2018 as contractors are optimistic that economic conditions will remain strong as tax rates…

Construction Jobs Increase in 40 States Between Nov. 2016 and Nov. 2017, Says AGC

Construction Jobs Increase in 40 States Between Nov. 2016 and Nov. 2017, Says AGC

California and Nevada Have Biggest Job Gains for the Year, Iowa and Missouri Have Largest Declines; Texas and Alaska Add the Most Jobs for the…