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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?
Now that it’s been given the green light by the the Austin City Council, a new program will launch in the coming weeks to expedite permitting for construction projects including "...
March 22, 2017
Construction input costs again outpace building PPIs; hires rise; 39 states add jobsEditor’s note:  Construction Citizen is proud to partner with AGC America to...
March 21, 2017
Employment jumps in February; "Momentum" looks positive for building, power projectsNonfarm payroll employment in February increased by 235,000, seasonally adjusted, from January...
March 13, 2017
The following article was authored by Mark L. Johnson and originally published in AWCI's Construction Dimensions magazine.How do you ensure workers sharpen their skill sets? It’s...
March 08, 2017
Construction spending, starts stumble in January; Beige Book finds 'modest' growthEditor’s note:  Construction Citizen is proud to partner with AGC America to bring...
March 06, 2017
Hi there. The Chamberlin Man here.Value engineering is the buzz in the construction biz. The game is to be smarter, faster, safer and offer a better product. Do more than one at...
March 03, 2017
The Houston Chronicle published an article recently about our undocumented workforce, primarily in the construction industry, and it deserves an immediate response.The author...
March 02, 2017
The Greater Houston Partnership (GHP) hosted a town hall on Friday for leaders in the education and construction industries to learn about and discuss ways in which they can...
March 01, 2017
Construction starts soar in January, Dodge says; airport projects take off; ABI slipsEditor’s note:  Construction Citizen is proud to partner with AGC America to...
February 28, 2017