Monthly Archives: April 2021

Construction Employment Declines In 203 Metro Areas From March 2020 To March 2021 Despite Homebuilding Boom And Improving Economy

April 28, 2021

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Odessa, Texas Have Worst 12-Month Employment Losses, While Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Wash. and Sierra Vista-Douglas, Ariz. Lead List of 104 Metros with Job Gains

Record Jump In Materials Prices And Supply Chain Disruptions Threaten Construction Firms’ Ability To Complete Vital Nonresidential Projects

April 9, 2021

New Producer Price Index Data Shows Costs Outstripping Contractors’ Bid Prices as Firms Cope with Growing Delivery Delays, Limited Supplies of Key Items; Association Urges Relief from Tariffs

Construction Employment Drops In 236 Metro Areas Between February 2020 & February 2021 Amid Project Cancellations, Supply Chain Problems

April 7, 2021

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Odessa, Texas Have Worst 12-Month Employment Losses; Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, Calif. and Sierra Vista-Douglas, Ariz. Top Ranks of Job Gainers

Construction Employment Rebounds In March Following February Drop, But Rising Costs, Supply-Chain Woes, And Cancellations Threaten Outlook

April 2, 2021

Association Officials Note that Continued Construction Job Gains Could be Impacted by New Infrastructure Funding Proposals, Rising Materials Prices, Erratic Delivery Schedules and Broader Market Uncertainty

Construction Spending Slips In February As Shrinking Demand, Soaring Costs, And Supply Delays Threaten Project Completion Dates And Finances

April 1, 2021

Both Nonresidential and Residential Spending Retreat from January Levels amid Extreme Winter Weather; Association Posts Inflation Alert to Aid Understanding of Squeeze on Nonresidential Construction Firms

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