Construction Labor Shortage Trends

Construction Labor Shortage Trends

Industry Trends The construction labor market in the U.S. has been tightening for decades.1 At the end of 2021, the U.S. Chamber Commercial Construction Index stated that 62% of contractors reported “high difficulty” finding skilled workers, and 56% of contractors...
Construction Cost Trends of 2021

Construction Cost Trends of 2021

Industry Trends As the US construction industry moves into the calendar year 2022, Breakwater Forensics is paying close attention to trends that have impacted owners, developers, and contractors over the last 12 months.  For instance, some commodities integral to the...