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…

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…