A year-and-a-half into the pandemic, contractors are contending once again with a shortage of labor that's compounding supply chain delays and project disruptions.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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Former Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch is joining the Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin as its jobs ambassador, a role promoting careers in the construction trades.Read More »
It probably came as little surprise to readers of a recent University of Wisconsin report on Wisconsin construction and real estate that these two industries are only behind manufacturing in their contributions to the state’s economy.Read More »
Although a steady backlog of work is expected to keep commercial contractors busy in Milwaukee next year, the city’s tight labor market could continue to drive up costs even as an economic slowdown looms, according to a recent report.Read More »