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Construction Employment Grows In 246 Of 358 Metro Areas From August 2021 To 2022 But Record Openings Show Firms Want To Add More Workers

Construction Employment Grows In 246 Of 358 Metro Areas From August 2021 To 2022 But Record Openings Show Firms Want To Add More Workers

Posted: September 30, 2022 | Tradewinds

Construction employment increased in 246 or 69 percent of 358 metro areas between August 2021 and August 2022, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new government employment data. But association officials noted the job gains likely would have been higher if firms could find more qualified people to hire and train.

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Total Construction Starts Fall in August

Total Construction Starts Fall in August

Posted: September 23, 2022 | Tradewinds

Total construction starts fell 9% in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.25 trillion, according to Dodge Construction Network. The decline, however, comes on the heels of a massive increase in July that saw the start of three large manufacturing plants and two LNG export facilities. In August, nonresidential building starts rose 7%, residential starts were 1% higher, while nonbuilding starts lost 36%.

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Statement from NAHB Chairman Jerry Konter on Fed’s Latest Rate Hike

Statement from NAHB Chairman Jerry Konter on Fed’s Latest Rate Hike

Posted: September 23, 2022 | Tradewinds

Jerry Konter, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a home builder and developer from Savannah, Ga., issued a statement after the Federal Reserve moved to raise the federal funds rate by 75 basis points for the third straight time.

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A Door Maintenance Contract can Reduce Expenses and Ease the Strain of Hiring Additional Facilities Professionals

A Door Maintenance Contract can Reduce Expenses and Ease the Strain of Hiring Additional Facilities Professionals

Posted: September 23, 2022 | Tradewinds

When the Delaware healthcare facility started experiencing major lapses in getting technicians out to service their doors, they called on Del-Mar Door

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Demand for design services accelerates

Demand for design services accelerates

Posted: September 23, 2022 | Tradewinds

Demand for design services from U.S. architecture firms grew at an accelerated pace in August, according to a new report released from The American Institute of Architects (AIA).

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