The people I've met through AGC have helped me both personally and professionally. Every contractor needs those resources and those relationships. If you want to be successful, well then, you need AGC.
The freezing of credit markets, combined with sharply reduced expectations for the economy, are drastically lowering the number of construction starts. At the same time, the slowing world economy, along with a rebound in the value of the dollar against some currencies, has driven down many materials prices.
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry. AGC represents more than 26,000 firms, including over 6,500 of America’s leading general contractors, and over 9,000 specialty-contracting firms. More than 10,500 service providers and suppliers are also associated with AGC, all through a nationwide network of chapters.