Start saving, learning, and networking today.


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.

Phyllis Harden

Legislative & Special Projects, Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel
Why Join? Ready To Join

Monthly Archives: November 2016

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT FALLS OR STAGNATES IN ONE-THIRD OF NATION’S METRO AREAS BETWEEN OCTOBER 2015 & 2016 AS PUBLIC INVESTMENTS DECLINE

November 29, 2016

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, Texas and Decatur, Ill. Have Largest Declines; Denver, Colo., Orlando, Fla., Boise, Idaho and El Centro, Calif. Experience Biggest 12-Month Gains in Construction Employment

ONLY 23 STATES & D.C. ADD CONSTRUCTION JOBS BETWEEN SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER AS DEMAND FOR INFRASTRUCTURE, OTHER PUBLIC PROJECTS FALLS

November 18, 2016

Michigan and Nevada Top Growth List, Illinois and Delaware Have Biggest Monthly Decreases; California and Iowa Add Most Jobs for the Year, Illinois and Kansas Have Largest Declines

CONSTRUCTION FIRMS ADD 11,000 EMPLOYEES IN OCTOBER AS SECTOR’S EMPLOYMENT IS AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE DECEMBER 2008 DESPITE DROP IN PUBLIC SPENDING

November 4, 2016

Private-Sector Demand Pushes Number of Unemployed Construction Workers to Lowest Level in Ten Years as Firms Boost Pay by 3.2 Percent to Attract Workers, But Firms that Rely on Public-Sector Lost Jobs This Year

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS VARY WIDELY BY METRO BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 2015 & 2016 AS WORKER SCARCITY, WEAK PUBLIC BUDGETS TRIM HIRING

November 2, 2016

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, Colo. and Boise, Idaho Lead Growth List while Bloomington, Ill. and Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, Calif. have Biggest Declines as Construction Labor Remains Scarce

CONSTRUCTION SPENDING EDGES DOWN IN SEPTEMBER AND IS UP MODESTLY FOR THE FIRST NINE MONTHS OF THE YEAR AMID PRIVATE-SECTOR GROWTH & PUBLIC-SECTOR DECLINES

November 1, 2016

Construction Officials Caution that Declining Public-Sector Investments in Infrastructure are Undermining Sector’s Recovery, Urge Congress to Pass Water Measure and Voters to Pass Building and Repair Measures

Go to top