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Fueled by federal dollars, commercial construction is booming
The resilience of this usually interest rate-sensitive sector makes the Fed’s goal of taming inflation that much harder.
Homebuilding slows in April with both labor and lumber in short supply
"All of a sudden, these guys don’t have the wood to start supplying some of these jobs,” one analyst said.
Commercial construction faces a rocky year but skilled workers are still needed
Study shows commercial construction employment is still down about 5% from before the pandemic.
Facing "grim" outlook, construction industry awaits Biden infrastructure plan
The new administration is expected to unveil a $2 trillion proposal this month.
Facing a labor shortage, construction tries to rebrand
To recruit more young people, employers talk up technology and higher pay.
Builders battle freezing temps to keep construction boom going
With tight deadlines, construction often doesn't stop for the weather.