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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 applauded the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Accountability’s passage of the Fair and Open Competition Act...
Construction employment, seasonally adjusted, totaled 7,947,000 in June, a gain of 23,000 from May and 198,000 (2.6%) year-over-year (y/y), according to AGC’s analysis ...
WASHINGTON, July 3—National nonresidential construction spending decreased 0.2% in May, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published today by the...
Construction employment, not seasonally adjusted, rose from May 2022 in 230 (64%) of the 358 metro areas (including divisions of larger metros) for which BLS posts ...
Texas total nonfarm employment increased by 51,000 positions over the month—adding more jobs than any other state—to reach a 20th consecutive series-high job count at 13,918,700...
Four reports this week indicate a steep decline in multifamily starts, permits, or design work, with mixed signs for nonresidential projects.Total construction starts in current...
During a period of ongoing tumult associated with major bank failures, a near-miss debt ceiling crisis and shifting monetary policy, nonresidential construction backlog has...
The producer price index (PPI) for material and service inputs to new nonresidential construction fell 0.6% from April to May and 3.4% year-over-year (y/y), according to Bureau of...
WASHINGTON, June 14—Construction input prices fell 0.6% in May compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of the U.S. Bureau of...