Thirty-one percent of construction firms plan to hire new employees in the next 12 months. This encouraging news came out of a recent survey of 1,300 construction firms by The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) regarding their 2013 plans.
Respondents believe most of the growth will be in the private sector, with significant jumps in construction projects for healthcare and education. Thirty-six percent of respondents believe that there was money to be made in 2013, while 39 percent of firms expect the market to remain at the same level as 2012. At the same time, 18 percent of contractors expect fewer [Read more…] about AGC Survey Predicts Bright Future for Construction Industry