New Orleans area loses construction jobs NOLA.com By Rebecca Mowbray, The Times-Picayune The New Orleans area lost 11 percent of its construction jobs between January 2011 and January 2012, one of the largest declines in the nation, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. and more
NOLA.com New Orleans is back, and so is the talent The Daily Advertiser “I was back in New Orleans within six months,” says Andrews, 30. “The city was empty, so I played for the contractors.
USA Today New Orleans is back, and so is the talent USA Today “I was back in New Orleans within six months,” says Andrews, 30. “The city was empty, so I played for the contractors
Homeowner associations often hire contractors to perform large jobs or ongoing contracts like landscaping, janitorial and pool maintenance. Contractors solicit work in a process known as “competitive bidding”. The basic idea of competitive bidding is that it allows qualified contractors to fairly compare “apples to apples”
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Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) released its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) for the first quarter of 2010 showing a 4.5 percent increase in construction backlog orders to 6.07 months, up from 5.81 months in the fourth quarter of 2009. Over the two-month period from February to March of this year, CBI shot up 17 percent and now stands at 6.05 months.
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Construction Backlog Up 4.5 Percent in First Quarter of 2010
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) reports that its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) sharply declined by 9 percent between November 2009 and January 2010. CBI has slipped 16.3 percent during the last year and currently stands at 5.5 months, the lowest point reported in the 15 months ABC has gathered data. CBI is a forward-looking indicator that measures the amount of construction work under contract to be completed in the future.
Nonresidential Construction Industry Continues to Struggle
For the first time since the start of the economic downturn, every state and the District of Columbia reported losing construction jobs over the past twelve months, according to a new analysis of state-by-state employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America.
The recession, thought to have begun in December 2007 and in many ways the deepest since World War II that impacted every state and every metropolitan area, is over noted the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) in its 2010 economic forecast for the commercial and industrial construction industry. While good news, it may not be a time to rejoice, yet