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Located in the Metropolitan Washington, DC area, The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry. Operating in partnership with its nationwide network of Chapters, AGC provides a full range of services satisfying the needs and concerns of its members, thereby improving the quality of construction and protecting the public interest.

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Construction Sector Adds 51,000 Jobs In December, But Gains Are Likely Temporary As New...

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Few Construction Firms Expect the Industry to Recover to Pre-Pandemic Levels Anytime Soon, While Demand for Most Types of Projects is Likely to Fall amid Growing Project Delays
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BARELY ONE-THIRD OF METROS ADD CONSTRUCTION JOBS IN LATEST 12 MONTHS AS DWINDLING LIST...

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Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Mass. Have Worst Year-over-Year Losses, While Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, Ariz. and Walla Walla, Wash. Register Largest
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NONRESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION SPENDING SHRINKS FURTHER IN NOVEMBER AS MANY COMMERCIAL PROJECTS LANGUISH, EVEN WHILE...

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Association Urges Quick Action on Infrastructure Funding and Protection from Meritless Lawsuits; Industry Survey Finds
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NEW CORONAVIRUS RECOVERY MEASURE WILL PROVIDE SOME NEEDED RELIEF FOR CONTRACTORS COPING WITH PROJECT...

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Measure's Modest Amount of Funding for Infrastructure Projects and Clarification that PPP Loans May Not be Taxed Will Help Offset Some of the Challenges Facing the Construction Industry
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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT TRAILS PRE-PANDEMIC LEVELS IN 35 STATES DESPITE GAINS IN INDUSTRY JOBS FROM...

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New York and Vermont Record Worst February-November Losses, While Virginia Has Largest Pickup; California, Nevada Have Worst One-Month Job Losses, While Texas and Delaware Post Biggest
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ONLY 30 PERCENT OF METRO AREAS ADD CONSTRUCTION JOBS IN LATEST 12 MONTHS AS...

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Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Mass. Have Worst 12-Month Losses, While Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas and Walla Walla, Wash. Lead in Construction Job
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NONRESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION SPENDING REMAINS FLAT IN OCTOBER WHILE RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION EXPANDS AS MANY COMMERCIAL...

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Demand For Most Types of Nonresidential Projects Remains Flat Amid COVID-Uncertainty, Dwindling State and Local Budgets and the Lack of New Federal Coronavirus Relief Measures, Putting Jobs at Risk
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CONSTRUCTION ASSOCIATION READY TO WORK WITH PRESIDENT-ELECT BIDEN TO PREPARE SIGNIFICANT NEW INFRASTRUCTURE AND...

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Incoming President and Congress Should Focus on Enacting Measures to Rebuild Infrastructure and Revive the Economy and Avoid Imposing Needless Regulatory Burdens that will Undermine
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CONSTRUCTION SECTOR ADDS 84,000 WORKERS IN OCTOBER, BUT GROWING NUMBER OF PROJECT CANCELLATIONS RISKS...

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Both Residential and Nonresidential Contractors Added Jobs in October, but Total Construction Employment Remains 3.9 Percent Below February Peak as Pandemic Continues to Depress Demand
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MORE CONTRACTORS REPORT CANCELED PROJECTS THAN STARTS, SURVEY FINDS; CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT DECLINED IN MOST...

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Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Mass. Have Worst 12-Month Losses,
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Officials to Release New Data Showing the Ongoing Impacts of the Coronavirus on the...

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 the Associated General Contractors of America will release new data showing the ongoing impacts of the coronavirus on the construction sector and its impacts on metro area construction employment.
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ONLY EIGHT STATES TOP FEBRUARY PEAK IN CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT DESPITE GAINS IN 32 STATES...

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California and Vermont Post Worst Losses since February as Virginia and South Dakota Add the Most; Illinois and Iowa Have Worst One-Month Job Losses, While New York and Vermont Post
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CONSTRUCTION OFFICIALS CALL ON TRUMP AND BIDEN TO ESTABLISH A NATIONWIDE VACCINE DISTRIBUTION PLAN...

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Officials Say Nationwide Plan Should Set Clear Distribution Priorities, Warn that Delegating Responsibility for Distributing Coronavirus Vaccine to State & Local Officials will Lead
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CONSTRUCTION SECTOR ADDS 26,000 WORKERS IN SEPTEMBER BUT NONRESIDENTIAL JOBS STALL AS MANY COMMERCIAL...

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Pandemic Prompts Strong Demand for Housing, But Undermines Demand for Most Types of Nonresidential Projects as Retail and Office Suffer and State and Local Governments Cut Construction
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CONSTRUCTION SPENDING RISES 1.4 PERCENT IN AUGUST AS RESIDENTIAL BOOM OUTWEIGHS PRIVATE NONRESIDENTIAL DECLINE...

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Construction spending increased by 1.4 percent in August as strong gains in residential construction outweighed decreases in most private nonresidential segments and many public categories
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Modular Building Institute to Join the ConsensusDocs Coalition and Release the First Industry Standard...

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The ConsensusDocs Coalition, as it marks its 13-year milestone, is announcing the addition of Modular Building Institute (MBI) to the Coalition, a unique group of now 41 associations
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TWO-THIRDS OF METROS SHED CONSTRUCTION JOBS FROM AUGUST 2019 TO AUGUST 2020 AS ASSOCIATION...

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 Construction employment decreased in 241, or 67 percent, out of 358 metro areas between August 2019 and last month, according to an analysis of new government data that the Associated
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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT DECLINED IN 39 STATES BETWEEN AUGUST 2019 AND 2020 WHILE 31 STATES...

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Thirty-nine states lost construction jobs between August 2019 and August 2020 while 31 states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between July and August according
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CONSTRUCTION SECTOR ADDS 16,000 WORKERS IN AUGUST BUT NONRESIDENTIAL JOBS SHRINK; ASSOCIATION SURVEY FINDS...

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Postponed and Canceled Projects Proliferate, Yet Majority of Firms Report Difficulty Filling Hourly Craft Positions; Officials Urge Immediate Federal Action to Fund Infrastructure and Enact
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CORONAVIRUS HAS CAUSED SIGNIFICANT CONSTRUCTION PROJECT DELAYS AND CANCELLATIONS, YET DEMAND FOR SKILLED LABOR...

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The coronavirus has harmed the construction industry, prompting project delays and cancellations, layoffs and furloughs

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