BVM - Nov, 2014 - page 8

8 Business View - November 2014
Construction employment expanded in 236 metro ar-
eas, declined in 53 and was stagnant in 50 between
September 2013 and September 2014, according to a
new analysis of federal employment data released by
the Associated General Contractors of America. Asso-
ciation officials said that as firms expand their payrolls,
many are finding a limited supply of available qualified
“It is good news that construction employment gains
have spread to more than two-thirds of the nation’s met-
ro areas,” said Ken Simonson, chief economist for the
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