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Orlando"s construction workforce grows to 10-year high — and there"s still a shortage

The industry's growth in jobs is occurring as commercial construction starts fell more than $1 billion......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2018

Dallas firm makes second acquisition within a month

AEC firm KAI Texas has acquired St. Louis-based Volk Construction. The acquisition grows the Dallas-based firm's reach when it comes to the construction expertise, talent and client list of 51-year-old Volk, according to a release. Volk is run .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

Viewpoint: More rigorous high school coursework is key to filling pipeline

There’s a growing irony about Massachusetts’ status as the national leader in education. Despite the abundant number of newly minted graduates the Commonwealth produces, we still face a workforce talent shortage, one that will become more seve.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 2nd, 2018

Despite higher-than-ever demand, Peninsula developers struggle to get housing built

Sky-high construction costs, a shortage of labor, lengthy entitlements, lawsuits and pushback can delay a project for years, or make it impossible to build......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2018

Troubled towers: A look at Orlando"s high-rise limbo

Orlando often is noted for having one of the top job growth rates in the U.S, but that doesn't necessarily translate to new office or apartment tower construction downtown. Over the years, plans for these new buildings have surfaced, occasionally m.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 5th, 2018

U.S. construction spending edges up; private outlays fall

U.S. construction spending barely rose in August as a surge in outlays on public projects to a more than nine-year high was offset by a drop in investment in private construction......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 1st, 2018

How the construction industry is coping with a labor shortage

New York City has a record-breaking construction budget this year, according to Carlo Scissura, president and chief executive of the New York Building Congress, a nearly 100-year-old... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 8th, 2018

Building Oregon’s workforce pipeline: Meeting the region’s talent needs in construction

The cranes continue to take prominence in Portland’s landscape as the city is witnessing unprecedented growth from regional infrastructure investments. Construction is Oregon's fastest-growing sector, expanding by nearly 10 percent in the last year, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 7th, 2018

Worksystems and regional partners address the need for diversity in construction workforce

As the ongoing economic recovery has led to business growth and infrastructure investments, the construction sector has boomed, making it a high-growth industry in the Portland Metro Area. However, the career opportunities generated by this growth are .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 7th, 2018

Construction industry rethinking how to get kids back into the trades

A national coalition of construction companies is aiming for a younger population to eventually address the workforce shortage crisis affecting the country. The Associated General Contractors of A.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklySep 5th, 2018

This online loan matching service maintains a high employee-retention rate. Here"s how.

Workforce turnover is low at AmOne's Orlando office......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 3rd, 2018

Here"s the significant construction projects these Orlando companies worked on this year

More than a dozen executives talked about their most significant projects at a recent Orlando Business Journal industry roundtable......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 6th, 2018

Comcast profit tops estimates as internet business grows

Comcast on Thursday said it shed more cable TV subscribers than the previous year but beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit as it gained more high-speed internet customers......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 26th, 2018

Ohio construction employment continues to rise despite lack of qualified workers

The construction industry saw a boost in its national workforce opportunities this past year. Despite the boost, construction executives are still facing the challenge of filling those positions with qualified workers. The Associated General Contractors.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 25th, 2018

Mexican Bulletproof Car Business Grows as Violence Soars

The market is expected to grow by 10 percent this year as the annual death toll looks to hit a record high......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 26th, 2018

Housing Starts Hits 11-Year High: 3 Real Estate Funds to Buy

A steady increase in home construction due to robust economic conditions and establishment of newer housing apartments boded w.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJun 21st, 2018

May Housing Starts Soar to 11-Year High

New residential construction rose to an 11-year high in May with U.S. builders beginning construction on 1.35 million new housing units......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 19th, 2018

Housing starts jump to nearly an 11-year high

U.S. homebuilding surged to near an 11-year high in May amid an acceleration in both single-family and multi-family home construction, but a second straight monthly drop in permits suggested housing market activity would remain moderate......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 19th, 2018

Founders Collective grows in second year supporting Phoenix, Arizona startups

The Founders Collective was launched unofficially two years ago as a way to help and connect high growth-minded founders in their earliest part of revenue......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 11th, 2018

Armstrong World Up 47% in a Year: What"s Behind the Rally?

Armstrong World (AWI) is riding high on construction activity, productivity improvements in plants and restructuring activities. Shares of Armstrong World Ind.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytMay 25th, 2018

US home sales fall 2.5% in April, Mortgage rates hit 7-year high

U.S. sales of existing homes tumbled 2.5% in April — with the costs of buying a home jumping and would-be buyers facing a persistent shortage of properties on the market.   &#.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 24th, 2018