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AGC: Construction Employment Declines in 326 out of 358 Metro Areas in April

AGC: Construction Employment Declines in 326 out of 358 Metro Areas in April

| June 4, 2020

National – Construction employment declined in more than nine out of 10 metro areas from March to April, a time when industry employment typically increases in most locations, an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new government data shows. Association officials said new federal transportation funding could help restore many lost construction […]

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AGC: Construction Employment Declines as Industry Officials Call for Federal Funding to Add Jobs

AGC: Construction Employment Declines as Industry Officials Call for Federal Funding to Add Jobs

| April 28, 2020

National – Construction employment declined in 99 out of 358 metro areas from March 2019 to March 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic triggered the first shutdown orders and project cancellations, according to an analysis recently released by the Associated General Contractors of America. “These new figures foreshadow even larger declines in construction employment throughout the […]

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AGC: Construction Layoffs Spread Rapidly As Coronavirus Shuts Down Projects

AGC: Construction Layoffs Spread Rapidly As Coronavirus Shuts Down Projects

| April 8, 2020

National – More than a quarter of construction firms responding to an online survey conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America reported they had furloughed or terminated jobsite workers because of the coronavirus pandemic. The finding contrasts starkly with the association’s analysis of government data released recently that showed a majority of the nation’s metro […]

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AGC: Construction Employment Increases by 42,000 Jobs in February

AGC: Construction Employment Increases by 42,000 Jobs in February

| March 10, 2020

National – Construction employment increased by 42,000 jobs in February and by 223,000 or 3% over the past 12 months, as the industry’s unemployment rate hit a new February low, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said some of the gains were attributable to […]

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AGC: Construction Employment Increases In 211 Metro Areas

AGC: Construction Employment Increases In 211 Metro Areas

| February 6, 2020

National – Construction employment grew in 211, or 59%, out of 358 metro areas between December 2018 and December 2019, declined in 73, and was unchanged in 74, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said that many firms report they are having […]

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Construction Employment Data for Past Year

| April 22, 2019

Washington, DC – Thirty-eight states added construction jobs between March 2018 and March 2019, while construction employment increased in 29 states between February and March, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released recently. Association officials said the widespread gains show demand for workers remains strong and […]

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Construction Training Programs Needed

| December 24, 2018

Arlington, VA – Forty-two states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between November 2017 and November 2018, while 23 states added construction jobs between October and November, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data. Association officials said the soaring level of job openings points to […]

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AGC of America Update: Construction Employment Increases

AGC of America Update: Construction Employment Increases

| August 1, 2018

National – Construction employment increased in 272 (76 percent) out of 358 metro areas between June 2017 and June 2018, declined in 44 (12 percent) and was unchanged in 42, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted that, for now at […]

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Construction Employment Reaches Record High in Mass

| July 23, 2018

Alexandria, VA – Forty-three states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between June 2017 and June 2018, while 32 states and D.C. added construction jobs between May and June, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released today. Association officials cautioned that continued job gains […]

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City Point Named a Best Place to Work

City Point Named a Best Place to Work

| July 11, 2018

Boston – City Point Partners recently announced it was ranked No. 3 in the Extra Small category (20-49 employees) on the Boston Business Journal‘s 2018 Best Places to Work in Massachusetts list. The award honors those companies who create the most enjoyable and meaningful work environments throughout the Greater Boston area. Eighty companies were honored […]

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