Houston Loses More Construction Jobs Than Any Other U.S. City

October 4, 2016

According to the Associated General Contractors of America, the Houston area has lost 37,000 construction jobs, more than double the next biggest metro-area job loser, Birmingham-Hoover, Ala. But with respect to the city’s total available construction openings, Houston saw only a 2 percent drop between August 2015 and August 2016, while Birmingham-Hoover lost 6 percent of its total construction employment.

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