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Housing Industry “Gets Back to Normal”

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In the years following the bust, economic forecasters often used the term, the “long road back to normal” or the “new normal.” In this week’s National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) Spring Construction Forecast Robert Denk, NAHB assistant vice president for … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Increases, Remains Below Peak Levels

Construction employment expanded in 175 metro areas, declined in 106 and was stagnant in 58 between February 2013 and February 2014, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Association … Continue reading

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Construction Industry Sees Increase of 19,000 Employees for March 2014

Construction employers added 19,000 workers to payrolls in March, bringing industry employment to the highest level since June 2009, while the industry’s unemployment rate dropped to the lowest March level in seven years, according to an analysis of new government … Continue reading

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January Construction Employment Increases in 37 States from a Year Ago

Construction firms added jobs in 37 states over the past 12 months and in 30 states between January and February, according to an analysis released last week by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) of Labor Department data. “Considering … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Increases in 38 States Between January 2013 and 2014

Construction firms added jobs in 38 states between January 2013 and January 2014, while 27 states experienced construction employment gains between December and January, according to an analysis this week by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) of Labor … Continue reading

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Construction Industry Adds 48,000 Jobs in January

Construction employment jumped by the largest monthly amount in nearly seven years in January, bringing industry employment to the highest level since July 2009, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Increased in 192 Out of 339 Metro Areas Between December 2012 and 2013

Construction employment expanded in 192 metro areas, declined in 84 and was stagnant in 63 between December 2012 and December 2013, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Increases in 34 States from a Year Ago

Construction firms added jobs in 34 states over the past 12 months, but construction employment declined in 32 states and the District of Columbia between November and December as many parts of the country coped with weather, according to an … Continue reading

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Construction Employment Increased in 211 Out of 339 Metro Areas Between November 2012 and 2013

Construction employment expanded in 211 metro areas, declined in 67 and was stagnant in 61 between November 2012 and November 2013, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released this week by the Associated General Contractors of America … Continue reading

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Good News for Glaziers: 2014 Could Bring Employment Boom

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The chief economist for the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) predicts that the construction industry will add as many as 300,000 new jobs next year to decisively rebound from a recession that had crippled it. This could mean good … Continue reading

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