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ON THE LEVEL: Dave Simpson of Carolinas AGC lobbies in the lobby (access required)

ON THE LEVEL: Dave Simpson of Carolinas AGC lobbies in the lobby <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

CHARLOTTE – Dave Simpson gives good quote. That’s because before he became a Raleigh-based lobbyist for the Carolinas Association of General Contractors, he got good quote. He was, in other words, a reporter. But he wised up relatively early and ...

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Karl Rove, Ben Carson to Headline CAGC Construction Industry Summit (access required)

CHARLOTTE – Carolinas Associated General Contractors will bring together hundreds of executives representing highway, building, and utility construction companies, specialty contracting companies, suppliers and service companies from around the Southeast to Charlotte this summer for the second annual Divisions’ Conference and ...

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Riding the Crest: Student housing developer has found a way to grow while keeping costs low (access required)

Riding the Crest: Student housing developer has found a way to grow while keeping costs low <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

CHARLOTTE – Campus Crest in 2004 didn’t own and hadn’t built a single residential bed. Nine years later, the Charlotte-based student housing developer is approaching 50,000 beds in 87 student-specific apartment communities, spread across 25 states. The company is also ...

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Crisis in craftsmen: Construction activity is up again, but the industry faces another, more troubling dilemma (access required)

Crisis in craftsmen: Construction activity is up again, but the industry faces another, more troubling dilemma <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

Construction industry insiders now rushing to determine how best to cope with a labor shortage and its primary cause: Young people largely aren’t interested in joining the trades. Contractors are struggling to find skilled labor, a trend that could hinder future construction work.

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Carolinas contractors worry about inflation, report says

Contractors throughout the Carolinas are concerned about increases in construction costs, despite a relatively stable construction market, the Charlotte-based Carolinas Associated General Contractors said today. In its latest “Barometer” report, Carolinas AGC said that while some areas of construction — such as public ...

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Project labor agreements up for debate again in Congress (access required)

A U.S. House bill that would prohibit the federal government from requiring contractors to use project labor agreements for some federal projects seemed to be dead earlier this year. But now the resurrected legislation is gaining momentum. After failing to ...

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Carolinas Associated General Contractors names liaison

Charlotte-based Carolinas Associated General Contractors today named a liaison for CAGC’s highway division members to the South Carolina Department of Transportation. Danny Shealy has served as a SCDOT construction director, CAGC said. “We are thankful to have a professional of Danny’s caliber ...

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