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Residential Building Worker Wages on the Rise

Residential Building Worker Wages on the Rise The NAHB’s Eye on Housing says that, compared to one year ago, average hourly earnings for residential building workers continue to rise even as the construction labor market remains tight.  Citing data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), they report that average hourly earnings (AHE) for residential

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With sea level rise to come, Mayor Wu is turning her attention to East Boston’s waterfront. Here’s what to know.

With sea level rise to come, Mayor Wu is turning her attention to East Boston’s waterfront. Here’s what to know. As Boston braces for the anticipated impacts of climate change, with rising sea levels in its historic harbor, Mayor Michelle Wu is bringing to the forefront a focus on neighborhood resiliency, namely, how East Boston

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Jobs in Construction Rise By 31k in November

Jobs in Construction Rise By 31k in November According to recent data from the Associated General Contractors of America, construction employment increased by 31k jobs in November, 2021 with 10,300 jobs added in residential and 20,800 in the nonresidential categories.  The AGC said construction firms would have added even more jobs if they could find

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Flipping on the Rise While Profit Margins Fall

Flipping on the Rise While Profit Margins Fall ATTOM says that even though home flipping is on the rise, the profit margins associated with those flips are at a 10-year low.  According to their Q2 2021 U.S. Home Flipping Report, 79,733 single-family homes and condominiums were flipped in the second quarter representing 4.9% of all

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