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
12/01/2023 Construction Spending Increases 0.6 Percent In October, With Gains For Public And Private Nonresidential Projects, Along With Homebuilding
11/29/2023 Construction Employment Increases In 226 Of 358 Metro Areas Between October 2022 & 2023 As Labor Shortages Keep Firms From Hiring More
11/17/2023 Construction Employment Rises In 40 States & D.C. From October 2022 To October 2023, While 22 States Increased Headcount Last Month
11/07/2023 Construction Association Sues To Block Biden Administration’s Unlawful Effort To Expand The Reach Of The Decades-Old Davis-Bacon Law
11/03/2023 Construction Sector Adds 23,000 Jobs In October As Unemployment Rate Falls To 4.0 Percent; Record Job Openings Point To Need For More Workers
11/01/2023 Construction Spending Increases 0.4 Percent As Record-high September Job Openings Imply Contractors Are Struggling To Keep Up With Demand
10/31/2023 Construction Employment Increases In 212 Of 358 Metro Areas Between September 2022 And September 2023 As Demand Outpaces Worker Supply
10/30/2023 Stephen E. Sandherr, Chief Executive Officer Of The Associated General Contractors Of America, Announces Retirement, To Step Down On March 31
10/20/2023 Construction Employment Rises In 43 States & D.C. From September 2022 To September 2023, While 28 States & D.C. Added Employees Last Month
10/16/2023 Construction Industry Kicks Off Week-Long Focus On Diversity & Inclusion With “Toolbox Talk” Among Workers At K.C. Current Stadium Project