News Releases

This page offers media the most up–to–date information on hot industry topics including commentary and analysis on the latest trends in construction economics, the impact of legislative, regulatory and environmental issues on the construction industry, and the ways AGC is educating the industry on safety and health initiatives.

Released Headline
10/2/2020 Construction Sector Adds 26,000 Workers In September But Nonresidential Jobs Stall As Many Commercial Firms Experience Project Cancellations
10/1/2020 Construction Spending Rises 1.4 Percent In August As Residential Boom Outweighs Private Nonresidential Decline And Flat Public Categories
9/30/2020 Two-thirds Of Metros Shed Construction Jobs From August 2019 To August 2020 As Association Urges Congress To Pass Covid Relief Before Leaving
9/18/2020 Construction Employment Declined In 39 States Between August 2019 And 2020 While 31 States And Dc Added Jobs Between July And August
9/4/2020 Construction Sector Adds 16,000 Workers In August But Nonresidential Jobs Shrink; Association Survey Finds Contractor Pessimism Is Increasing
9/2/2020 Coronavirus Has Caused Significant Construction Project Delays And Cancellations, Yet Demand For Skilled Labor Is High, New Survey Finds
9/1/2020 Public And Private Nonresidential Construction Spending Slump In July As Industry Employment Declines From July 2019 In Two-thirds Of Metros
8/21/2020 Construction Employment Declines from June to July in 26 States and D.C. as Projects Are Canceled; Association Calls for New Relief Steps
8/7/2020 Construction Industry Adds 20,000 Employees In July But Nonresidential Employment Dips; Association Warns Skid Will Worsen Without New Relief
8/3/2020 Construction Spending Decreases For Fourth Consecutive Month In June As Declines In Leading Public Categories, Homebuilding Dominate Results


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