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The current state of the construction labor market and shortage in the trades

Across the country, labor shortages exist practically within every industry. And for the construction industry, it’s nothing new. In the early 2000s, the industry’s hiring problems were temporarily cured during the foreclosure crisis and the Great Recession when the housing market collapsed. Since then, the construction industry hasn’t quite recovered from the droves of workers…

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The Era of Multifamily Market Spaces in the Sunbelt

In the last few years, the multifamily housing market has expanded exponentially. Since the pandemic, multifamily construction has been on the rise. This is partly due to factors such as recent rental growth, high demand and lease renewals, migration, job growth, affordability and more. While large metro areas across the U.S. attract the most construction…

Construction Managers Wanted!

Construction Manager: Job Description & Career Requirements Keep reading to learn what construction managers do. Learn about education and training requirements. Find out what the career outlook and earning potential are to decide if this field is right for you. Career Definition for Construction Manager Construction managers are often the lynch pin of construction projects.…

Job Outlook for General Contractors

General Contractor: Job Outlook & Career Requirements Learn about what education general contractors need to get started. Also, get information on job skills, salary and career data, along with other employment options related to contracting. Job Description for a General Contractor A general contractor hires and organizes all necessary workers for a construction job. He…