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Tuesday, 06 September 2022 16:30

Muskegon ranks 4th nationally for construction job growth, but workforce challenges persist

Construction employment in the Muskegon metropolitan area grew at the fourth fastest rate nationally from July 2021 to July of this year. 

Sunday, 21 November 2021 18:20

Firms, clients rethink construction projects amid ‘unprecedented’ surge in material costs

Prices and lead times for construction materials continue surging to historic levels, yet local architecture and construction firms say their workloads aren’t being adversely affected.

Sunday, 17 February 2019 17:41

Firms more active in recruiting for construction trades

When Steve Huizenga seeks to recruit the next generation of tradespeople, he stresses to young candidates that the industry is “not your grandpa’s trade” anymore. Huizenga, president of Allied Mechanical Services Inc., a Grand Rapids-based mechanical contracting firm, said promoting the technology used in the construction trades has been key in recruiting men and women to join his company.

Published in Talent

Sunday, 13 January 2019 20:14

Michigan firms mirror U.S. in construction labor concerns

GRAND RAPIDS — The construction industry, both nationally and statewide, continues to express persistent concerns related to a labor shortage and escalating construction costs in the year ahead.