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Nonresidential construction growth rebounds strongly

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by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

The U.S. construction industry rebounded strongly, adding 14,000 net new jobs in July according to an analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Friday by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). This gain comes after the construction sector lost a combined 27,000 jobs from April to June. The construction industry’s unemployment rate inched lower in July,… Read More →

March construction unemployment rates improve

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Construction unemployment rates improved in March with 298,000 new jobs added, according to Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates for the country and 30 states were 0.8 lower than in March 2015, marking five and a half years of consecutive monthly year-over-year rate declines. The state with the lowest construction unemployment rates in… Read More →

Construction jobless rates improve in 37 states

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Not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates improved in 37 states for the month of November, Arizona being one of them going from 7.3 percent to 6.3 percent in November, according to a Associated Builders and Contractors report. Overall, Arizona ranked 24th nationally. The six states with the lowest construction unemployment rates in November were New Hampshire, Colorado,… Read More →

Construction Employment Declines in 151 of 337 Metro Areas

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  Construction employment declined in 151 out of 337 metropolitan areas between November 2011 and November 2012, increased in 126 and was stagnant in 60, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted that metro areas in New York and New Jersey… Read More →

Construction Sector Adds 30,000 Jobs as Unemployment Rate Falls to 13.5%

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  Construction employers added 30,000 jobs in December as the industry’s unemployment rate hit 13.5%, according to an analysis of new federal data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted that the monthly increase was the largest in nearly two years, driven primarily by increases in private sector demand for construction.… Read More →

Construction Sector Adds 17,000 Jobs As Unemployment Rate Drops to 11.4%

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Construction employers added 17,000 jobs in October while the industry’s unemployment rate fell to 11.4%, according to an analysis of new federal data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted that total construction employment levels have changed little during the past year while the declines in the industry’s unemployment rate… Read More →

Construction Employment Declines in 28 States; 30 Add New Jobs

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Construction employment declined in 28 states from September 2011 to September 2012 even as 30 states added jobs during the past month, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data. Association officials noted that the monthly gains, while welcome, were too small to offset the larger annual declines… Read More →

Construction Employment Up In 25 States; Arizona No. 3 On The List

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Construction employment increased in just half the states plus the District of Columbia from June 2011 to June 2012, but declined in a slim majority of states in the past month, according to an analysis of Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America. California added the most new construction jobs over the… Read More →