Construction Employment Is Down in Three-Fourths of States Since February, Says AGC

Construction Employment Is Down in Three-Fourths of States Since February, Says AGC

New York and Vermont Post Worst Losses since February as Virginia and South Dakota Add the Most; Maryland Records Worst One-Month Job Losses, While California…

Construction Sector Adds 84,000 Workers in October, But Growing Number of Project Cancellations Are Concerning

Construction Sector Adds 84,000 Workers in October, But Growing Number of Project Cancellations Are Concerning

Both Residential and Nonresidential Contractors Added Jobs in October, but Total Construction Employment Remains 3.9 Percent Below February Peak as Pandemic Continues to Depress Demand…

Drop in Nonresidential Construction Offsets Residential Spending Gains as Growing Number of Projects Cancel

Drop in Nonresidential Construction Offsets Residential Spending Gains as Growing Number of Projects Cancel

Association Officials Warn that Demand for Nonresidential Construction Will Slide Further without New Federal Relief Measures, Citing New Data Showing Most Contractors Had Projects Delayed…

Only Eight States Have Recouped Pre-Pandemic Construction Employment Numbers, Says AGC

Only Eight States Have Recouped Pre-Pandemic Construction Employment Numbers, Says AGC

California and Vermont Post Worst Losses since February as Virginia and South Dakota Add the Most; Illinois and Iowa Have Worst One-Month Job Losses, While…

Two-thirds of Metros Shed Construction Jobs from August 2019 to August 2020, Says AGC

Two-thirds of Metros Shed Construction Jobs from August 2019 to August 2020, Says AGC

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Mass. Have Worst 12-Month Losses, While Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, Ind. and Niles-Benton Harbor, Mich. Top Job Gainers Construction employment decreased in 241,…

Construction Sector Adds 26,000 Workers in September but Nonresidential Jobs as Projects Get Canceled, Says AGC

Construction Sector Adds 26,000 Workers in September but Nonresidential Jobs as Projects Get Canceled, Says AGC

Pandemic Prompts Strong Demand for Housing, But Undermines Demand for Most Types of Nonresidential Projects as Retail and Office Suffer and State and Local Governments…

AGC: Construction Spending Rises 1.4 Percent in August as Residential Boom Outweighs Private Nonresidential Decline

AGC: Construction Spending Rises 1.4 Percent in August as Residential Boom Outweighs Private Nonresidential Decline

Construction Officials Caution that Demand for Non-Residential Construction Will Continue to Stagnate without New Federal Coronavirus Recovery Measures, Including Infrastructure and Liability Reform Construction spending…

Construction Employment Declined in 39 States Between August 2019 and 2020, Says AGC

Construction Employment Declined in 39 States Between August 2019 and 2020, Says AGC

California & Vermont Lost the Most Jobs for the Year, Utah & South Dakota Added the Most; Hawaii & Nevada Lost the Most Jobs Between…

AGC: Public and Private Nonresidential Construction Spending Slump in July as Industry Employment Declines

AGC: Public and Private Nonresidential Construction Spending Slump in July as Industry Employment Declines

New York City, Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Mass. Have Worst Job Losses, While Walla Walla, Wash. and Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, Md. Post Largest Year-over-Year Construction Employment Increases Steep monthly declines…

Coronavirus Has Caused Significant Construction Project Delays and Cancellations, Yet Demand for Skilled Labor Is High, New Survey Finds

Coronavirus Has Caused Significant Construction Project Delays and Cancellations, Yet Demand for Skilled Labor Is High, New Survey Finds

The coronavirus has harmed the construction industry, prompting project delays and cancellations, layoffs and furloughs, yet it remains difficult for a majority of firms to…

Construction Sector Adds 16,000 Workers in August but Nonresidential Jobs Shrink, Says AGC

Construction Sector Adds 16,000 Workers in August but Nonresidential Jobs Shrink, Says AGC

Postponed and Canceled Projects Proliferate, Yet Majority of Firms Report Difficulty Filling Hourly Craft Positions; Officials Urge Immediate Federal Action to Fund Infrastructure and Enact…

Construction Employment Declines from June to July in 26 States and D.C. as Projects Are Canceled

Construction Employment Declines from June to July in 26 States and D.C. as Projects Are Canceled

Construction employment decreased from June to July in 26 states and the District of Columbia as earlier widespread job gains gave way to more project…

Construction Industry Adds 20,000 Employees in July as Nonresidential Employment Dips

Construction Industry Adds 20,000 Employees in July as Nonresidential Employment Dips

Construction employment increased by 20,000 jobs in July but the gains were limited to housing, while employment related to infrastructure and nonresidential building construction slipped…

Construction Spending Decreases for Fourth Consecutive Month in June as Declines in Leading Public Categories Continue, Says AGC

Construction Spending Decreases for Fourth Consecutive Month in June as Declines in Leading Public Categories Continue, Says AGC

Association Officials Warn Further Contraction Is Likely Unless Federal Government Enacts Prompt, Major Investment in Infrastructure as State and Local Governments Face Deficits Construction spending…

62% of Metros Shed Construction Jobs from June 2019-2020, AGC Calls for Infrastructure Funding and Other Relief Steps

62% of Metros Shed Construction Jobs from June 2019-2020, AGC Calls for Infrastructure Funding and Other Relief Steps

New York City and Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Mass. Have Worst 12-Month Losses, While Austin and Walla Walla, Wash. Top Job Gainers; 81 Percent of Metros Add Construction…

Construction Industry Adds 158,000 Workers in June But Infrastructure Jobs Decline, Says AGC

Construction Industry Adds 158,000 Workers in June But Infrastructure Jobs Decline, Says AGC

Gains in June are Concentrated in Homebuilding as State and Local Governments Postpone or Cancel Roads and Other Projects in Face of Looming Budget Deficits;…

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…