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ON THE LEVEL: At Builder Breakfast webinar, AGC’s Simonson discusses what rising costs, supply shortages mean for industry (access required)

Speaking on Wednesday at a Daily Reporter Builder Breakfast webinar on “The future of the construction supply chain,” AGC of America Chief Economist Ken Simonson readily acknowledged that the main culprit in all of the supply chain pressure has been COVID-19. But there's more to it than that.

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Panelists at Daily Reporter’s Builder Breakfast discuss materials prices, supply shortages

More than a year after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the construction industry is faced with unprecedented supply chain disruptions even as the economy at large shows signs of climbing back to where it was before the coronavirus.

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Report: Construction costs likely to rise in Milwaukee next year (access required)

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.

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