Trade Contractors

Though it varies by occupation and by region of the country, the typical construction worker is roughly the same age as the overall work force.

NAHB’s analysis of the most…

The median house price has increased 30 percent over the last five years, from $151,000 to $196,500. Scott Beyer of Forbes argues that this is in part because of a lack of skilled…

Home prices in Texas are rising faster than in the rest of the nation, particularly in Dallas, where the median price of a new house has increased 46 percent since 2012.

The Dallas…

A recent poll from NAHB of young adults ages 18 to 25 across the nation found that only 3 percent of respondents were interested in a career in construction.

Of those…

The labor force is becoming younger in many places, which has led to some hiccups.

According to the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index survey, 63 percent of builders…

The number of open construction sector jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis was 147,000 in January, down nearly 100,000 from a cycle high set last July, according to data from the BLS Job Openings and Labor…

According to NAHB analysis and the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, residential construction employment is picking up.

NAHB Eye on…

Citing the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Fortune reports that there were 937 fatal work injuries in private construction in 2015, the most since 2008.

Employment in mining and logging is down 25 percent from 2014. The last few years in the energy sector has resembled what housing went through at the end of last decade, as Conor Sen from Bloomberg…

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