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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?
After efforts failed at the Texas Legislature this year to cancel out government-mandated paid sick leave ordinances in cities around the state, business groups are pressing ahead...
Construction employment, not seasonally adjusted, increased between July 2018 and July 2019 in 255 (71%) of the 358 metro areas (including divisions of larger metros) for which...
Filling craft positions and some salaried positions remains as great a challenge for contractors as it was a year ago, according to participants in the Autodesk-AGC of America...
U.S. construction industry leaders are somewhat less confident about near-term prospects for nonresidential construction but remain reasonably upbeat, according to the June 2019...
According to a Pew Study, Generation Z followed the Millennials and were born between 1996 (revised start date) and 2012 meaning that the oldest is now 23 years old and the...
Industry organizations have been advocating for some period for additional Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Programs that would better serve the industry and would provide for...
The industry has found itself in a bind as the amount of work continues to grow while the construction industry’s workforce ages.
A key challenge for companies and their employees in Houston’s historic East End centers on tearing down language barriers. One of the ways that’s now being accomplished is taking...
Contractors' bid prices increased 0.6% from June to July, while materials and services input costs rose 0.2% for the month, based on the latest producer price indexes (...