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Nonresidential Construction Sector Posts First Job Gain Since March

October 12, 2021
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The construction industry gained 22,000 jobs between August and September as nonresidential construction firms added employees for the first time in six months, according to an analysis by the Associated […]

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Construction Industry Adds 11,000 Jobs in July

August 9, 2021
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The construction industry added 11,000 jobs between June and July, but nonresidential construction employment remains far below pre-pandemic levels, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America […]

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Nonresidential Construction Spending Falls Again in June

August 2, 2021
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Demand for different types of construction continued to diverge in June as residential construction increased for the month and the year while nonresidential construction spending fell again, according to a […]

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Construction Employment Lags or Matches Pre-Pandemic Level in 101 Metro Areas Despite Housing Boom as Firms Cope with Labor Shortages

July 30, 2021
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Construction employment declined or stagnated in 101 metro areas between February 2020, the last month before the pandemic, and last month, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of […]

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Construction Employment Trails Pre-Pandemic Level in 39 States

July 20, 2021
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Construction employment in June remained below the levels reached before the pre-pandemic peak in February 2020 in 39 states, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of […]

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Construction Employment Declines by 7,000 in June as Nonresidential Firms Struggle to Find Workers and Materials

July 8, 2021
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Construction employment declined by 7,000 between May and June as the industry still employs 238,000 fewer people than before the pandemic, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors […]

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Construction Employment Declines in 40 States Between April and May

June 25, 2021
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Construction employment in May remained below the April level in 40 states and the District of Columbia, according to an analysis  by the Associated General Contractors of America of government […]

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PHCC 2021 VIRTUAL Legislative Conference Gives P-H-C Professionals the Power to Shape Infrastructure Policy

June 17, 2021
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For the first time ever, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) hosted its annual legislative conference in a virtual format, providing PHCC members, chapter executives, and industry partners the opportunity talk […]

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Construction Employment Slips by 20,000 in May as Supply-Chain Problems and Record Materials Cost Increases Plague Nonresidential Contractors

June 7, 2021
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Construction employment declined for the third time in the past four months in May as nonresidential contractors coped with lengthening and unpredictable delivery times that limited their ability to start […]

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Nonresidential Construction Outlays Drop in April to Two-Year Low

June 2, 2021
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Nonresidential construction spending in April declined for the fifth-straight month to a two-year low as demand waned for numerous public and private project categories in the face of lengthening production […]

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