The Five Things Construction Execs Must Know to Survive in 2010

AGC of America Webinar Feb. 25 11 a.m. What do you need to know to survive the current downturn turn things around and re-emerge whole and healthy for the future? Join hosts Rick Jefcoat and Wayne Rivers of CEO Performance Roundtable Program to find out about todays construction landmines - and h...
Posted on: 02/02/2010

Nearly 90 Percent of Contractors Say Industry Will Not Recover in 2010

Nearly nine-in-ten contractors say there will be no recovery in 2010 as part of a new national construction hiring and business outlook forecast released by AGC of America. As a result fewer contractors plan to purchase construction equipment and after a year of near-record industry layoffs many ...
Posted on: 01/26/2010

Data Shows Low Construction Prices May Soon be Coming to an End

New federal data showing sharp increases in the prices of key construction materials like diesel copper and brass mill shapes likely foreshadow future increases in construction costs the AGC of America announced. The new November producer price index (PPI) report from the Bureau of Labor Statisti...
Posted on: 12/22/2009

Billion Dollars-Plus in Federal Agency Work Headed to Northwest

At the annual Federal Agency Three-Year Construction Outlook Briefing for AGC members Federal Agencies identified project work conservatively estimated in excess of $1.3 billion over the next two years. (Click here for project lists and handouts.) Highlights include over $ 240 million dollars o...
Posted on: 11/10/2009

Where's Your Market Headed in 2010? Some Sectors Looking Up

Of course it’ll still be way off the pace of its recent heyday but Washington State’s construction industry can expect to see an uptick in 2010 compared to 2009 said Cliff Brewis economist for McGraw Hill Construction. With a host of caveats that could turn this hopeful prediction around Brewis ...
Posted on: 11/09/2009

Attend Federal Construction Outlook, Get Free Registration for Protests Seminar

The Navy Facilities Command NW Corps of Engineers GSA Coast Guard FAA and the National Park Service present their projects for the next three years Nov. 5. Click Federal Facilities for details. Members who register for this briefing will be offered free registration for the AGC of America Federa...
Posted on: 10/26/2009

Decline in Price of Construction Inputs May be Nearing an End

PPI for some inputs to construction rose recently. Diesel reached an 11-month high. Copper and brass mill shapes steel mill products aluminum mill shapes plastic construction products and insulation material prices are all up. However gypsum asphalt paving mixtures and blocks lumber and plywoo...
Posted on: 10/26/2009

2010 Construction Outlook - Where's the Northwest Heading?

Hear a detailed forecast of the Northwest construction industrys economic environment and market trends at McGraw-Hill Constructions Outlook 2010 Regional Conference on Nov. 3. Click Construction Outlook for details.
Posted on: 10/26/2009

2010 Construction Outlook – Where's the Northwest Heading?

Hear a detailed forecast of the Northwest construction industry’s economic environment and market trends at McGraw-Hill Constructions Outlook 2010 Regional Conference on Nov. 3. Whether your firm specializes in commercial buildings schools healthcare facilities or public works and utilities you n...
Posted on: 09/02/2009