More Articles for Ken Simonson AGC Chief Economist

AGC: Construction employment up in 138 out of 337 metro areas

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 27, 2011

Construction employment increased in 138 out of 337 metropolitan areas between March 2010 and March 2011, decreased in 153 and stayed level in 46, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released April 26 by the Associated General ...

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Employment construction down 16K in December

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 10, 2011

Employment in construction declined by 16,000 during the month of December 2010 as the industry’s unemployment rate hit 20.7 percent, according to analysis of federal employment figures released Jan. 7 by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Even as the ...

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AGC: Construction spending up, but industry still ‘fragile’

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 10, 2011

Construction spending increased by 0.4 percent in November, the third straight rise in the total, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) noted in an analysis of new Census Bureau data. Private residential and public construction each gained 0.7 percent compared ...

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