The Institute for Supply Management’s Purchasing Managers Index showed worse-than-expected performance for manufacturing, but construction growth shone.
The state is awarding $25 million in grants to get more women into construction apprenticeships that can lead to high-paying jobs.
Smaller and regional banks are major lenders not only for office construction, but also building projects like hospitals, educational institutions and ports.
Construction projects are still being complicated by high interest rates, a persistent skilled labor shortage, and manufacturing slowdowns.
We’re depleting the natural resource at an alarming rate, which means higher costs for building, the environment and mining communities.
Oregon-based journeyman and business owner Maurice Rahming said he's contending with long wait times for steel and electrical equipment.
A new book by Jenny Schuetz, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, sheds light on possible solutions.
Contractors are finding ways to work around supply chain delays, but projects are taking longer.
At the root of many of construction sector woes is the spread of the delta variant.
Despite steady progress toward gender equality in other fields, women still make up only a small percentage of construction workers.