brings the pace of total construction starts back to the lackluster activity
reported at the outset of 2012. Separate
reports from the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the
National Association of Realtors and the Census Bureau showed, respectively,
rising prices for existing single-family houses, rising sales and falling
inventories for existing homes, and rising sales and record-low inventories of
Southern Wholesalers Association convention in
Panama City Beach, Fla., in late June.
As Hira pointed out, to qualify for the Generation Y designation you need to
have a birth year between the late 1970s and 1995. My early 1970s birth year
bumps me back to the Generation X category (1964-1977).
s businesses look to trim costs on information technology (IT), many
are gravitating to cloud computing as a way to increase efficiency and
economics. But what is the “cloud” and how can it help your
AGC analysis released June 26 showed construction employment increased in 126
out of 337 areas for which BLS provides construction data (including divisions
of larger metros), declined in 164 and stayed stagnant in 47.
the past two years, construction employment was virtually unchanged but the number
of unemployed hardhats fell by 605,000, suggesting workers are quitting
construction, either to take jobs elsewhere, return to school, retire or
otherwise leave the workforce.