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|January 7, 2022||US Adds 22,000 Construction Jobs in December||
A new analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America shows that 22,00 construction jobs were added to the economy from November to December.
Total construction employment totaled 7 ...Read more
|December 20, 2021||Inflation Forces Nearly Half of Small Businesses to Seek Loans||
The US Chamber of Commerce’s quarterly Small Business Index shows supply chain and inflation as key issues facing small businesses.
While optimism is higher among small business owners than ...Read more
|November 2, 2021||Construction Spending Dropped in September||
Both residential and nonresidential construction declined, AGC reports.
“Spending on projects has been slowed by shortages of workers and materials, as well as extended or uncertain deliver ...Read more
|August 24, 2021||Building Material Prices Won’t Stabilize Until Summer 2022||
The sky-high costs of construction materials due to the coronavirus pandemic are a topic we ...Read more
|August 4, 2021||Material Costs Still Sky-High as Infrastructure Bill Approaches Passing|
|June 14, 2021||Construction Material Costs Now Stonewalling Projects||
It’s no secret that construction material prices are sky-high pretty much across the board. Be it plastics, lumber, steel, asphalt, roofing, piping, wallboard, insulation, or cement, Contractor N ...Read more
|April 5, 2021||SBA’s Office of Advocacy Criticized as Big Business Mouthpiece|
|April 2, 2021||“Tsunami of Growth”: Construction Job Growth Soared in Month of March||
The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) published today their analysis of new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showing rapid job growth in the construction industry last month. ...Read more
|February 17, 2021||The Biggest Construction Companies of 2021||
The U.S. is the second largest construction market in the world following China. While commercial construction may be slumping due to the pandemic, some big firms may still have subcontracting oppo ...Read more
|February 1, 2021||Commercial Construction Will Take a Hit in 2021||
While single-family residential home construction is expected to rise modestly in 2021, other major construction sectors in the commercial sphere like retail, hotels, sports centers and restaurants ...Read more