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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?
Construction employment, seasonally adjusted, totaled a record-high 7,777,000 in December, an increase of 28,000 from the November total and 248,000 (3.3%) year-over-year (y/y),...
Construction Career Collaborative provides a video on its 2022 year in review, including information and metrics about 8 new C3 projects, 9 completed projects, partner updates,...
Jan. 10—Associated Builders and Contractors reports today that its Construction Backlog Indicator remained unchanged at 9.2 months in December, according to an ABC member survey...
Contractors are generally optimistic about the outlook for nonresidential and multifamily construction in 2023, but optimism is less widespread than a year ago, based on the 2023...
WASHINGTON, Jan. 3—National nonresidential construction spending grew 0.9% in November, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published today...
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the Construction Citizen Team! Thank you for your support and readership.
Few things will make an executive more pleased than a profitable year and a well-executed strategy. 2022 has made this executive very pleased. As I reflect on the...
Contractors’ input costs were mixed again in November, as decreases in fuel, lumber, steel, and aluminum costs outweighed increased prices for copper, glass, and trucking,...
Everyone wants to see business growth and it generally becomes a focus for organizations as we wind down one year and gear up for a new one. As you are planning for 2023, we want...