WASHINGTON (Oct. 20, 2021) — Architecture firms continue to report increasing demand for design services in September, according to a report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA).

ARLINGTON, Va. (Oct. 15, 2021) — The prices contractors pay for construction materials far outstripped the prices contractors charge in the 12 months ending in September, despite a recent decline in a few materials prices, while delivery problems intensified, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) of government data.

SAUK CENTRE, Minn. (Oct. 12th, 2021) — Felling Trailers Inc., a national leader in industrial and commercial trailers, has appointed Joel Lindmeyer as their Great Lakes Regional Sales Manager. In this role, he will be responsible for all sales development, activity, and dealer support within Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky.

WASHINGTON (Oct. 8, 2021) — The construction industry added 22,000 jobs on net in September, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of data by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Overall, the industry has recovered 912,000 (81.9%) of the jobs lost during earlier stages of the pandemic.

HAMILTON, N.J. (Oct. 7, 2021) — The Dodge Momentum Index gained 11% in September to 164.9 (2000=100) from the revised August reading of 148. The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Construction Network, is a monthly measure of the initial report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year.

ARLINGTON, Va. (Oct. 7, 2021) — Atmore’s Rolin Construction was named as the 2021 Diverse Business of the Year award winner by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).  The association also awarded Diversity and Inclusion Excellence Awards, sponsored by Willis Towers Watson, to Austin Commercial, Gilbane Building Company, KAI Enterprises, Trinity Subsurface, LLC, Hilti North America and the Nevada Contractors Association.

WASHINGTON (Oct. 5, 2021) — Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) has announced the members of its second annual Tech Alliance — a consortium of firms that create construction technology and innovative solutions for ABC contractor members, the majority of which primarily perform work in the industrial and commercial sectors.

SAN FRANCISCO (Oct. 5, 2021) — Autodesk, Inc. has announced powerful new capabilities across Autodesk Construction Cloud and an expansion of its partner ecosystem, delivering new ways for construction teams to connect their workflows on one platform. Advancements to Autodesk Build, including a new schedule management tool, further connect office and field teams and data across the construction lifecycle.

DENVER (Oct. 4, 2021) — Galloway & Company, Inc., a national architecture and engineering firm has announced its acquisition of Utah-based JRCA Architects, creating a dynamic alignment of knowledge and culture.

ARLINGTON, Va. (Oct. 1, 2021) — Linbeck Group was honored for having the nation’s best construction safety and wellness plan in 2020 by the Associated General Contractors of America. The association, which oversees the Willis Towers Watson Construction Safety Excellence Awards, an annual ranking of construction safety programs, noted that 43 other companies were also selected as winners for the quality of their safety programs.