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Economist discusses the dynamics disrupting the labor force

October 21, 2021By

The Associated General Contractors of America’s Ken Simonson paid P&Q an exclusive visit to elaborate on key findings of a survey asking contractors about the challenges associated with hiring right now.

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Report: Some materials prices down but supply issues remain

October 15, 2021By

Construction materials pricing continues to outstrip bid prices despite a pricing dip in September, the Associated General Contractors of America reports.

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How employers are attracting workers in this market

September 7, 2021By

Ken Simonson, chief economist at the Associated General Contractors of America, shares findings from a workforce survey and what contractors are doing to find hiring solutions.

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Contractor survey presents insights on supply chain, labor

September 3, 2021By

Ken Simonson, chief economist at the Associated General Contractors of America, paid P&Q’s Kevin Yanik a visit to discuss key findings from a 2021 workforce survey.

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Report: Construction materials, services prices up 26 percent

July 21, 2021By

Construction materials prices and services soared significantly between June 2020 and this June, leaving contractors to cope with supply hitches and weak demand.

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Report: Construction employment down in two-thirds of US metros

April 7, 2021By

Construction employment declined in 236 of 358 U.S. metros from February 2020 to February 2021, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.

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AGC: Construction spending slips in February 2021

April 1, 2021By

Shrinking demand, soaring costs and supply delays are threatening construction project completion dates and finances, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) reports.

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AGC pores over the latest construction jobs numbers

March 23, 2021By

Construction employment slipped in 225 U.S. metro areas from January 2020 to January 2021, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) reports.

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