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…

AGC: Construction Employment Increases in 211 Out of 358 Metro Areas From December 2018-19, Firms Struggle To Find Qualified Workers

AGC: Construction Employment Increases in 211 Out of 358 Metro Areas From December 2018-19, Firms Struggle To Find Qualified Workers

Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas and Kansas City Have Largest Gains; New York City and Fairbanks, Alaska Lag the Most as Labor Shortages Likely Kept Firms in Many…

Construction Employment Increases in 34 States and D.C. from Dec. 2018-19, Says AGC

Construction Employment Increases in 34 States and D.C. from Dec. 2018-19, Says AGC

Thirty-four states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between December 2018 and December 2019, while construction employment increased in 29 states from November…

Construction Employment Increases by 20,000 in December and 151,000 in 2019, Says AGC

Construction Employment Increases by 20,000 in December and 151,000 in 2019, Says AGC

Survey Finds Optimism about 2020 along with Even Tighter Labor Supply as Construction Unemployment Sets Record December Low; Association Calls for Government to Boost Career…

Construction Spending Climbs In November As 226 Out Of 358 Metro Areas Add Employees

Construction Spending Climbs In November As 226 Out Of 358 Metro Areas Add Employees

Construction spending rose 4.1 percent from November 2018 to November 2019, while industry employment grew in 226, or 63 percent, out of 358 metro areas,…

Construction Employment Increases In 38 States and DC from Nov. 2018-Nov. 2019, Says AGC

Construction Employment Increases In 38 States and DC from Nov. 2018-Nov. 2019, Says AGC

Thirty-eight states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between November 2018 and November 2019, while construction employment increased in 18 states from October…

Construction Employment Rises by 1,000 in Nov. and 146,000 in Last 12 Months, Says AGC

Construction Employment Rises by 1,000 in Nov. and 146,000 in Last 12 Months, Says AGC

Industry Continues to Add Workers Faster and Pay Higher Wages than Overall Economy as Association Officials Call on Congress and the White House to Pass…

Construction Spending Declines by 0.8% in October, Says AGC

Construction Spending Declines by 0.8% in October, Says AGC

Association Urge Quick Resolution to Trade Disputes and Uncertainty that are Contributing to Slower Construction spending declined 0.8 percent in October from September but topped…

Construction Employment Increases In 231 Out Of 358 Metro Areas From October 2018 To October 2019

Construction Employment Increases In 231 Out Of 358 Metro Areas From October 2018 To October 2019

Construction employment grew in 231, or 65 percent, out of 358 metro areas between October 2018 and October 2019, declined in 69 and was unchanged…

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…