On Wednesday, October 28 at 2 p.m. EDT, the Associated General Contractors of America will release new data showing the ongoing impacts of the coronavirus on the construction sector and its impacts on metro area construction employment. The new data is based on a survey of construction firms and includes details on how the coronavirus is impacting demand for construction, hiring plans and job site safety. Survey results will be available by construction type, region and by state* The association will also release its analysis of changes in metro area construction employment between September 2019 and September 2020 for 358 different metro areas.

Ken Simonson, the trade association’s chief economist, will release the survey results and metro employment data, and provide his analysis of how the coronavirus is impacting the construction sector. He will also offer his latest short-term forecasts for the commercial construction industry. After, he will answer questions from the media.

WHO: Ken Simonson, Chief Economist, Associated General Contractors of America, Arlington, VA

WHAT: Release of New Data Showing the State the Construction Workforce and Industry, Nationally, Regionally and by State*

WHEN: 2 p.m. EDT

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

WHERE: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84738941134

Or dial: 301 715 8592

Webinar ID: 847 3894 1134

CONTACT: Brian Turmail, 703-459-0238 or brian.turmail@agc.org.

*Coronavirus survey state-specific data available for Ala., Calif., Colo., Ga., Ill., Ky., Mo., Nev., N.Y., Ohio, Ore., Pa., Texas, Va., Wash. and Wisc.