A survey of Wisconsin contractors released Wednesday found nearly half of the respondents had seen projects cancelled this past year because of soaring materials prices or supply-chain disruptions.Read More »
Gov. Tony Evers wants to spend $2.4 billion on Wisconsin building projects over the next two years, with nearly a half of that going toward projects across the University of Wisconsin System, $163 million for a new state office building in Milwaukee and plans to move the state historical society museum to a new location near the Capitol.Read More »
A report commissioned by the Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin finds the Wisconsin construction industry generated $50.3 billion in economic output in 2019, a sum that's still below levels seen before the Great Recession.
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Wisconsin's State Senate move forward on Tuesday with a revised COVID-19 relief bill in attempt at reaching a compromise with Gov. Tony Evers and shielding businesses from lawsuits over their handling of the virus.
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A group of construction associations has joined the fight to prevent state government from publicly identifying businesses with COVID-19 outbreaks.Read More »
After sifting through more than 150 applications, officials at the Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee found they didn’t have to go far for their next chief executive. Mark Kessenich, who will take the reins at the AGC of Greater Milwaukee in June, has spent the past eight years at the workforce-group development group WRTP/Big Step, six of those as president. Recent months have also seen him leading Employ Milwaukee, another large organization with a goal of bringing more people into the workforce.
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After an extensive search, the Associated General Contractors of Greater Milwaukee has picked Mark Kessenich as its next CEO.
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Wisconsin companies have secured an additional $1.68 billion in forgivable loans from the second round of money offered in the federal Paycheck Protection Program, which is intended to help businesses cover payroll expenses.Read More »
Nearly 90% of Wisconsin construction companies that responded to a recent AGC of Wisconsin survey say they've seen projects cancelled or pushed back in March or April because of the state's coronaviurs outbreak.Read More »
Much of Wisconsin’s construction industry will continue to work despite orders from state and local officials requiring residents to stay home.Read More »