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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?
Associated Builders and Contractors released its 2020 Merit Shop Scorecard, an annual ranking based on state policies and programs that encourage workforce development,...
Seasonally adjusted construction employment in November trailed pre-pandemic February levels in 35 states and exceeded them in 15 states and the District of Columbia, according to...
WASHINGTON, Dec. 15— Associated Builders and Contractors' Chief Economist Anirban Basu forecasts a recession threat for the construction sector next year, but has illuminated some...
A cost squeeze for contractors eased slightly in November as the producer price index (PPI) for new nonresidential building construction—a measure of the price that contractors...
HOUSTON (Dec. 8, 2020) – The Greater Houston Partnership forecasts the Houston metro area will create between 35,000 and 52,000 net new jobs in 2021 as the region works to recover...
Nonfarm payroll construction employment, seasonally adjusted, increased in October by 27,000 to a total of 7,360,000, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday....
Construction spending in October increased 1.3% from September and 3.7% from October 2019 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.439 trillion, the Census Bureau reported...
There are few things that can impact the industry like a well-trained workforce. However, figuring out how to get training started can be daunting. According to Jerrad Lee of...
The following article was authored by Charles Frantes and originally published on TexasGOPVote:Stan Marek, CEO of the Houston-based MAREK and long-time sensible...