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Reshaping the Industry

Three actions are necessary to build a thriving, profitable and durable construction industry:

  • Acceptance.  Recognize current situations and challenges and accept they are real.
  • Leadership.  Embrace core values and principles as innovators and leaders.
  • Solutions.  Collaborate among owners, contractors and workforce for solutions.
What challenges is the construction industry facing?  What principles, like sustainable value and social responsibility, should industry leaders embrace?  Where will the solutions come from?
The team that developed the Construction Labor Market Analyzer, Construction Industry Resources, LLC, released this morning a new report titled The Long-Term Outlook for...
December 01, 2017
The value of new construction starts decreased 9% in October at a seasonally adjusted annual rate, following a 14% jump in September, Dodge Data & Analytics reported on...
November 29, 2017
The fact that President Donald Trump’s administration is cracking down on unauthorized immigrants in the wake of Hurricane Harvey is already making it much harder to rebuild...
November 28, 2017
“In the days and weeks following Hurricane Harvey, we heard many stories from a number of our member companies about the devastation that many of their employees endured, and in...
November 27, 2017
Business groups are raising concerns about a proposal in Austin aimed at requiring employers in the city to provide paid sick leave for workers. It’s a discussion that’s playing...
November 22, 2017
In this article, we revisit a familiar theme: leadership development. We recycle this basic topic for two reasons. First, there is more urgency; according to a recent FMI survey,...
November 21, 2017
The producer price index (PPI) for final demand in October, not seasonally adjusted, increased 0.5% from September and 2.8% y/y from October 2016, BLS reported on Thursday. AGC...
November 20, 2017
These ordinances, well-meaning but not well-informed, are being pushed in cities across the country as well as at the national level. The Obama Administration instituted a pilot...
November 17, 2017
With an expedited scheduled described as “unprecedented,” a special Texas House committee on Wednesday got down to work examining a wide variety of challenges facing the state as...
November 16, 2017