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Construction jobs roller coaster in Arizona, New York, California and other states

Posted by   /  June 19, 2020  /  By Mike Sunnucks, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter Construction employment grew slightly in Arizona in May and bounced more significantly back in California, New York, Pennsylvania, and other states which shutdown more of their economies during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. But the same latter group of states are still down significantly in […]

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Ranking Arizona: Top 10 construction companies for 2020

Posted by   /  June 17, 2020  /  Economy, Real Estate  /  No Comments

(Disclosure: RLG represents Haydon Building Corp.) Ranking Arizona | AZBigMedia Here are the Top 10 construction companies in Arizona, based on public voting for the 2020 edition of Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. Ranking Arizona is based purely on opinion and ranks companies based on how voters answer this […]

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Willmeng and Trammell Crow celebrate topping out of Axis Raintree

Posted by   /  June 10, 2020  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Above: James Murphy, Willmeng CEO, signs the steel beam before it is lifted into place./AZBigMedia AZRE | AZBigMedia Willmeng Construction, Inc., a Phoenix-based commercial general contractor, and developer Trammell Crow Company recently celebrated the topping out of Axis Raintree, a 175,000-square-foot, three-story, Class A speculative office building in Scottsdale, Arizona. The topping-out marked the placement of the final […]

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Phoenix, Tucson shed construction jobs because of COVID

Posted by   /  June 3, 2020  /  By Mike Sunnucks, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter The Phoenix metro area lost 2,200 construction jobs in April with the COVID-19 pandemic hitting the economy. The region’s construction job base went from 136,700 in March to 134,500 in April, according to the Associated General Contractors. Tucson, Yuma and Kingman/Lake Havasu City  also shed 900, 400 […]

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Arizona lost construction jobs not as severe as California, New York other states

Posted by   /  May 22, 2020  /  By Mike Sunnucks, Coronavirus, Economy, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter Arizona lost 3,600 construction jobs in April with COVID-19 impacting the economy. But the loss of construction jobs was more severe in New York, California and other states, according to the Associated General Contractors. Arizona saw a 2.1 percent decline, according to AGC. Arizona construction sites were […]

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April starts flounder, permits flounder less

Posted by   /  May 20, 2020  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Credit: Builderonline.com Builder Privately-owned housing starts in April were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 891,000, 30.2% below the revised March estimate of 1,276,000 and 29.7% below the April 2019 rate of 1,267,000, the Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced Tuesday. Wall Street was expecting an annual pace […]

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Home construction still booming in Maricopa, new businesses prepare to open

Posted by   /  May 11, 2020  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Raquel Hendrickson | inMaricopa.com A lot of dirt is moving, and it’s to Maricopa’s credit. The city is set up for 60,000 homes, with 22,000 currently built. Building permits and home construction are obvious in many subdivisions. With residential combined with ongoing and upcoming commercial construction, Maricopa has remained lively during a difficult economic […]

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Construction leaders stress that work should go on despite pandemic

Posted by   /  April 9, 2020  /  Coronavirus, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Workers operating in construction building site. By Steve Burks | AZBigMedia Many industries are being hit hard by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, with many employees working remotely and businesses like restaurants and bars offering carry-out only. One industry that needs employees on-site is the construction industry, which is still up and running at full speed […]

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Consultant predicts a post-coronavirus ‘construction tsunami.’

Posted by   /  April 7, 2020  /  Coronavirus, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Jenn Goodman | ConstructionDive President Donald Trump’s decision this week to extend the country’s social distancing guidelines until April 30 was based partly on data from statistical models that predict the peaks and plateaus of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. Models like these are also useful in forecasting when the economy will get […]

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Coronavirus impact on the home construction industry

Posted by   /  March 31, 2020  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

FIXr As the COVID-19 virus continues to circulate the globe, many industries and jobs are beginning to feel the effects of the social distancing and quarantining that most people are doing to help keep themselves safe. In some areas, complete shelter in place orders are given, which are shutting down non-essential industries, while in other […]

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