Monthly Archives: July 2021

Construction Employment Lags Or Matches Pre-Pandemic Level In 101 Metro Areas Despite Housing Boom As Firms Cope With Labor Shortages

July 28, 2021

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Odessa, Texas Have Worst 16-Month Construction Job Losses; Chicago Metro Area and Fargo, N.D.-Minn. Top Lists of Metros with Job Gains Since February 2020

Construction Employment Trails Pre-Pandemic Level In 39 States As Supply Chain Challenges, Rising Materials Prices Undermine Demand

July 16, 2021

New York, Wyoming Post the Worst Job Losses Since February 2020, As Utah and Idaho Add the Most; New York and Vermont Iowa Have Biggest Declines in June, While Georgia and Kentucky Top Gainers

Producer Prices For Construction Materials And Services Soar 26 Percent Over 12 Months As Contractors Cope With Supply Hitches, Weak Demand

July 14, 2021

Construction Officials Caution that Rising Materials Prices Threaten to Undermine the Economic Recovery as Many Construction Firms are Unable to Capitalize on the Economic Re-Opening and Add New Staff

Construction Employment Declines By 7,000 In June As Nonresidential Firms Struggle To Find Workers And Materials To Complete Projects

July 2, 2021

Association Officials Note that Labor and Supply Chain Issues are Leading to Project Delays that May be Undermining Recovering Demand for Nonresidential Construction Projects, Call for Relief Measures

Nonresidential Construction Spending Continues To Decline In May, Even Compared To The Early Pandemic, Amid Supply Chain & Labor Challenges

July 1, 2021

Construction Officials Urge Federal Officials to Allow Unemployment Supplements to Expire, Take Steps to address Supply-Chain Backups and Remove Tariffs on Key Materials so Firms can Perform More Work

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