NWM has been proud of hosting our construction webinars where we gather more than 200 bankers educate them on industry trends and provide them tips to help their lending team. We are looking for guest speakers!
If you are knowledgeable about the construction industry and want to teach and connect with others in the industry, then let’s talk!
Possible topics include:
Residential Construction Trends, outlook, forecast
Commercial Construction Trends, outlook, forecast
Stored offsite materials
Contingency / Retainage
Owner builder vs. GC
Don’t let this list stop you. We want all the ideas! Fill out the form here if you are interested in being a part of our webinars.
Construction’s Labor Gap Tops 500K
According to a recent report from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), there is a high demand for construction workers in the United States. The report found that the construction industry has lost more than 300,000 jobs since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and that the number of job openings in the industry has surpassed half a million. The report also found that the shortage of workers is leading to increased construction costs and delays on projects. Some industry experts are calling for the construction industry to adopt new technologies and innovations to help address the worker shortage. Continue reading here.
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