ConstructionDive: In an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics construction industry workforce data, the Associated General Contractors of America reported that construction employment increased in 256 out of 358 U.S. metropolitan areas from April 2017 to April 2018, with an all-time employment high recorded in 54 metros.
Dallas Business Journal: Long a magnet for corporate relocations and expansions, Dallas-Fort Worth ranks among the top 10 metros nationwide with a strong demand for pre-leasing office space. According to a March 14 report by CBRE Group, about 1.1 million square feet of roughly 3.75 million square feet of local office space expected to deliver between 2018 and 2022 has been pre-leased. That represents a pre-lease rate of 41 percent.
TEXO's Safety Team provides a monthly Toolbox Topic to inspire employees on the jobsite to continue to put safety at the forefront of their daily tasks. This month's topic is first aid for burns, fire, electricity, and chemicals. Available in English and Spanish.
If you are interested in interviewing and hiring candidates from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, check out the Alliance Military Officer Hiring conference in Dallas on June 11 through June 12.
It's time for the yearly Design/Build competition where contractors partner with architects to see who can design and build the best dog house or cat tree. Attend the kick-off party to learn more about the competition and sign your team up! Admission is free.
Employee retention is one of the biggest challenges that companies are faced with. Employees are the assets to any organization and the cost of losing a valued employee can be substantial. Join us to hear from industry leaders on what is is occuring in the market and what the AEC community is doing to attract and retain employees.
Platinum Sponsor: Williams Scotsman
Gold Sponsors: Marek, Humphrey & Associates, BakerTriangle, Mogul Wealth Strategies, Procore Technologies, TDIndustries, Skiles Group
Silver Sponsors: Lee Lewis Construction, Prime Controls, Dynamic Glass, Beck, Bartlett Cocke General Contractors, McCarthy Building Companies, Austin Commercial, SEDALCO, Brasfield & Gorrie, Cokinos | Young
Bronze Sponsors: Ridgemont Commercial Construction, CORE Construction, Northstar Builders, Vesta Modular, Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing, Polk Mechanical
Mark your calendars for the remaining Challenge Cup events this year. We look forward to seeing you there.
TEXO Foundation Clay Shoot: September 13
TEXO YCC Tailgate: October 13
Winner announced at the TEXO Holiday & Awards Gala: December 6
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CompGroup AGC is a registered safety group formed to administer the workers' compensation program on behalf of the members of the Texas Chapters of the AGC. They offer expert claim and loss prevention services, year-round training opportunities, on-site job inspections and other exclusive member benefits, including extensive practical safety information, workshops and special educational events.
Through Reliant Energy’s partnerships with AGC Texas Building Branch, TEXO members receive exclusive benefits for using and promoting Reliant Energy for electric service.