Tag Archives: Employment

Construction Employment Grows in 194 of 339 US Metropolitan Areas

A recovery appears on the horizon, but we’re not back to the peak yet The Associated General Contractors of America (AGCA) released information based on federal employment data information that points to an increase of construction employment in the majority of US metropolitan areas. The employment data study (which covers August 2012 to August 2013) […]

Read more

Good news, bad news on construction employment front

The construction industry lost 2,000 jobs in April, following similar declines of 3,000 in March and 1,000 in February, but still added 63,000 jobs over the past year as the industry unemployment rate shrank to 14.5 percent—the lowest April level in four years, according to an analysis of new federal employment data released today by […]

Read more

Construction Outlook – GE Capital

Construction Total construction put-in-place improved +1.5% year-over-year in 4Q11 to $204.7 billion with improvements in residential and nonresidential building construction offset by a slight decline in nonbuilding construction. Small but consistent quarterly improvements in virtually all metrics give positive momentum for 2012. Residential Construction Residential housing statistics showed positive yearover- year comparisons in the fourth […]

Read more