A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

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?
As most leaders in the construction industry would agree, there is a significant shortage of skilled workers in the craft trades today.  In fact, according to a survey...
The following article was authored by Peter Beard, the Greater Houston Partnership’s senior vice president for Regional Workforce Development, and originally published on Houston....
Data from AGC’s latest online survey documents a recent increase in construction firm employment but ongoing concerns about future work. In the June 9-17 survey, the...
In a recent Rational Middle podcast, Pat Kiley, a founding principal of Kiley Advisors LLC, and former Chief Staff Executive for the Houston Chapter of Associated General...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court ruled today that the Trump administration did not provide an adequate justification for ending Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA),...
Yesterday, Vaughn Construction broke ground on the University of Houston's new medical school facility. While this is huge news for UH, the Houston region and the Texas...
The following article was authored by Charles Frantes: In the latest Rational Middle of Immigration podcast, Tony Payan & Pamela Lizette Cruz of the James A. Baker,...
WASHINGTON, June 11—Construction input prices rose 0.8% in May compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of...
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) announced Ron Cayton, general superintendent, Gaylor Electric, Charlotte, North Carolina, was named the 2020 Craft Professional of...