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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 City of Dallas may be in court soon defending rules that say private employers must provide paid sick leave benefits to their employees. 
The Nancy and Rich Kinder Building for 20th and 21st Century Art at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston (MFAH) has recently topped out according to an article in ArchDaily....
Seasonally adjusted construction employment increased from June 2018 to June 2019 in 42 states, declined in eight states and remained unchanged in the District of Columbia, an AGC...
Labor departments from NJ, DE, and PA signed a reciprocal agreement designed to better protect workers and employers through a newly established pipeline of information sharing...
There were 369,000 job openings in construction at the end of May, not seasonally adjusted, a jump of 90,000 (32%) from May 2018, and the highest total for May since the series...
Business leaders, educators, and others should be doing all they can to come up with innovative ways to meet the challenge of filling so-called “middle-skill” jobs in Southeast...
Immigration crackdowns will make Texas’ labor shortage worse. The ID and Tax program would issue five-year work permits to those who qualify — bringing them into our tax system...
SmartDrive Systems, a leader in video-based safety and transportation intelligence, has announced that Chamberlin Roofing and Waterproofing, a specialty contractor, has deployed...
As the shortage of skilled workers continues and the demand for units grows, you can expect that more modular production will be tried across the country.