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Phoenix contractors unable to meet demand of construction rebound due to skilled worker shortage
After losing nearly half of its construction jobs in the throes of the recession, Phoenix, Arizona is now in the ...
Construction company mergers, acquisitions increase as recession-weary contractors weigh the future
It's well established that the effects of the recession are still being felt by the construction industry. The most visible evidence ...
How did Stalco Construction triple its project volume during the recession? Adaptability and marketing.
Kevin Harney started Islandia, New York-based Stalco Construction in 1992 with only $1,700. Fast forward to 2012 and the company ...
Builder confidence reaches highest level since 2006
For the first time since April 2006, more U.S. home builders say they view the market as “good” rather than “poor." The ...
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Skilled labor shortage slows Michigan’s response to growing demand for new homes
After 60,000 of Michigan's skilled home builders were put out of work during the recession, many left the state to ...
Construction industry adds 7k jobs in May, unemployment drops to lowest rate in nearly 5 years
The construction industry added 7,000 jobs in May to reach its highest total of workers in nearly four years, according ...
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Believe it or not, most Americans think good roads are more important than their iPhone or TV
To say the findings of a recent study reported on by our sister site Better Roads are a bit shocking ...
Facing $9 billion in demand, Iowa contractors feel impact of skilled labor shortage
Add Iowa to a growing list of states struggling to meet rebounding construction demand due to a shortage of skilled ...
Nonresidential construction index indicates gradual improvement, notes concerns with sequester, labor shortage
The FMI Nonresidential Construction Index has reached the highest mark since its inception in the first quarter of 2009. Released ...
Skilled construction worker shortage already stifling economic recovery
It looks like Executive Editor Tom Jackson's fear of construction's current labor shortage stifling the economic recovery is already coming ...
U.S. rental construction, lack of first-time home buyers a sign of “inferior housing recovery”?
Despite recent dips in construction spending and employment, the mood in the industry is, well, better. Better than it was ...
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