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AGC: 16 states added construction jobs in last 20 months

November 23, 2021By

Less than half of the states in the U.S. have seen construction job growth since February 2020, with Utah seeing the biggest gains.

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Much of the strength in the market can be attributed to improvements in single-family residential spending, up more than 20 percent over the last three years. Photo:

Labor shortage weakening housing supply, affordability

November 4, 2021By

A new report from the Home Builders Institute says thousands of skilled workers are needed to meet current housing demands.

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AGC: Construction jobs down in 20 percent of metro areas

November 3, 2021By

Between September 2020 and 2021, the Associated General Contractors of America say one-fifth of metro areas lost jobs due, in part, to gridlock in Washington and supply chain issues.

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AGC: Most metro areas adding construction jobs

September 1, 2021By

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) says COVID-19, price increases and supply chain issues could, however, slow those gains.

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Construction employment lags pre-pandemic levels in key metros

August 4, 2021By

An Associated General Contractors of America analysis shows that Houston and surrounding areas have had severe construction job losses while Chicago has made construction job gains.

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Normalcy returns as the industry picks up where it left off

June 8, 2021By

While an air of uncertainty remains, aggregate producers are operating in a business environment that looks and feels more normal with each passing week.

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Supply chain bottlenecks, materials prices still causing issues

June 7, 2021By

Construction employment slipped by 20,000 in May as supply chain problems and record materials cost increases continue to plague nonresidential contractors.

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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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