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April 9, 2021

New Producer Price Index Data Shows Costs Outstripping Contractors’ Bid Prices as Firms Cope with Growing Delivery Delays, Limited Supplies of Key Items; Association Urges Relief from Tariffs

April 7, 2021

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Odessa, Texas Have Worst 12-Month Employment Losses; Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, Calif. and Sierra Vista-Douglas, Ariz. Top Ranks of Job Gainers

April 2, 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Association Officials Note that Continued Construction Job Gains Could be Impacted by New Infrastructure Funding Proposals, Rising Materials Prices, Erratic Delivery Schedules and Broader Market Uncertainty

April 2, 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Both Nonresidential and Residential Spending Retreat from January Levels amid Extreme Winter Weather; Association Posts Inflation Alert to Aid Understanding of Squeeze on Nonresidential Construction Firms

March 29, 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Every week brings new reports of materials costs hitting record highs, while lead times lengthen or become ever more uncertain. 

AGC of America recently released a Construction Inflation Alert. This document is intended to help chapters and members explain to owners, government officials, and others, what is happening and what all parties can do to minimize the damage. 

March 26, 2021

Texas, Louisiana Have Worst Job Losses Since Pandemic Struck, While Utah, Idaho Gain the Most; Association Issue Inflation Alert and Urges Immediate Relief on Tariffs, Examination of Supply Barriers

March 19, 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Lake Charles, La. Have Worst 12-Month Employment Losses; Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, Calif. and Sierra Vista-Douglas, Ariz. Top Ranks of Job Gainers

March 15, 2021

Texas, Louisiana Have Worst Job Losses Since Pandemic Struck, While Idaho Adds the Most Jobs; California, South Carolina Have Worst One-Month Job Losses as Florida, Vermont Top Other States

March 12, 2021

New Producer Price Index Data Confirms Association Survey Showing Most Construction Firms are Being Harmed by Skyrocketing Costs for Products Like Lumber while Shipping Problems Impact Project Schedules

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