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Upturn in New England Commercial Construction

Filed under: Commercial Contracting by News Staff at 4:39 am on October 11, 2006

Architects are the first to know

While the residential housing boom has all but flat-lined, it appears that developers are investing or planning to invest in building or renovating more large scale commercial projects.

New England area architects serving the commercial building sector report an increase in new plans and projects in the past 24 months.

Some of the more recent interesting plans include renovation and construction of ...[read more]

More Construction Workers File for Unemployment

Filed under: General Contracting by News Staff at 11:00 pm on February 13, 2005

Claims Up Around Country

This week the U.S. Department of Labor reported a net loss of 1,474 jobs based on Unemployment Insurance claims by Massachusetts workers. The state attributed the layoffs to loss of employment in the construction and transportation industries.

Of the (6) states reporting an increase in claims by more than 1000 workers, Massachusetts suffered one of the lowest losses. Also losing job were; Texas (1,251), California (2,265), New Your (2,740), and Louisiana (3,132). The highest increase in unemployment claims ...[read more]

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