Monthly Archives: August 2019

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 255 OUT OF 358 METRO AREAS IN PAST YEAR AS LABOR SHORTAGES LIKELY HELD BACK MORE HIRING, NEW SURVEY FINDS

August 28, 2019

 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, Calif. and Spokane-Spokane Valley, Wash. Have Largest Gains While Baton Rouge, La. and Watertown-Fort Drum, N.Y. Lag as Association Calls for Focus on Career Training

EIGHTY PERCENT OF CONTRACTORS REPORT DIFFICULTY FINDING QUALIFIED CRAFT WORKERS TO HIRE AS FIRMS GIVE LOW MARKS TO QUALITY OF NEW WORKER PIPELINE

August 27, 2019

Firms Are Boosting Pay and Benefits, Adding New Training Programs and Adopting New Technologies to Cope, but Labor Shortages Threaten Broader Economic Growth as Officials Outline Federal Measures to Help

CONSTRUCTION SPENDING DETERIORATES IN JUNE BUT MULTIFAMILY AND NONRESIDENTIAL CATEGORIES INCREASE IN FIRST HALF OF 2019, OFFSETTING SINGLE-FAMILY WEAKNESS

August 1, 2019

Infrastructure Segments Post Double-Digit Gains Compared to First Six Months of 2018 and Apartment Spending Sets New Record Highs, While Private Nonresidential Construction Shows Mixed Trends and Homebuilding Slides Further

Go to top