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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

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

Housing starts drop 3.7% in April but stick near 11-year high - MarketWatch

Housing starts drop 3.7% in April but stick near 11-year highMarketWatchThe numbers: Construction on n.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMay 19th, 2018

Economic Report: Housing starts drop 3.7% in April but stick near 11-year high

Construction on new houses dropped 3.7% in April, but it’s no big deal. Housing starts hit an 11-year high in March. The bigger danger is rising mortgage rates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 16th, 2018

India smartphone shipment grows 11% in Q1 to 30 mn units, says IDC

As per IDC data, the ultra-high-end segment saw a year-on-year growth of 68 per cent, largely due to strong shipments of Samsung Galaxy S9 series.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 14th, 2018

Massachusetts worker deaths hit 11-year high, says report

Massachusetts deaths on the job reached an 11-year high in 2017, an increase attributable to the commonwealth’s many construction projects, as well as an increased prevalence of opioid addiction, according to a newly released report by the Massachusett.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 26th, 2018

Stricter Limits on Combustible Panels in High-Rise Construction Could Be Coming

Makers of combustible-core building panels want a return to limits on the use of their product on building exteriors at 40 feet, almost a year after London’s deadly Grenfell Tower fire......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 19th, 2018