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Only 14 States and D.C. Added Construction Jobs Since Pandemic Began

Only 14 states and Washington, D.C., have added construction jobs since just before the start of the pandemic in February 2020, according to an analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted … Continue reading

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One-Third of Metro Areas Lose Construction Jobs Between August 2020 and 2021

Nearly one-third of U.S. metro areas lost construction jobs between August 2020 and August 2021, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data. Association officials noted that the job losses are occurring as … Continue reading

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Three Out of Four Metro Areas Add Jobs From 2020 To 2021; COVID, Rising Costs, and Supply-Chain Woes May Stall Gains

Three-fourths of all metro areas added construction jobs between July 2020 and last month, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government employment data. Association officials noted that while many metro areas have added jobs … Continue reading

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Nonresidential Glazing Activity Continues to Pull Back in June

Nonresidential glass- and glazing-related construction spending was down significantly in June compared to a year ago. Activity fell by nearly 9% year-over-year on a seasonally adjusted annualized basis, according to Key Media & Research (KMR), a leading information provider to … Continue reading

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Despite Homebuilding Boom and Improving Economy, Construction Employment Declines in 203 Metro Areas

Construction employment decreased from March 2020 to March 2021 in 203, or 57%, of the nation’s metro areas, according to an analysis┬áby the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) of government employment data released today. Association officials said that the … Continue reading

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