AGC Houston News

Introducing Leadership Class of 2019

Posted on 11/29/2018
The Leadership AGC program is designed to provide a forum for, and increase the awareness of, potential AGC leaders by giving them an intensive experience that encompasses a broad scope of community and industry concerns.

The AGC Houston Scholarship Changes LIves

Posted on 11/16/2018
Since its inception, the Patrick J. Kiley Excellence in Leadership Scholarship has helped students fulfill their financial needs. For many applicants, it has been life-changing, especially for those who come from economically challenged families, or

2018 Master Builder Award Winner Peter Dawson

Posted on 9/22/2018
AGC Houston recognized Peter Dawson, AIA, NCARB, with the 2018 AGC Houston Master Builder Award to acknowledge his long-standing support of the construction industry and as a champion for the Construction Career Collaborative (C3) which developed an

Houston's Top Commercial Construction Contractors Receive Prestigious APEX Awards

Posted on 9/22/2018
Houston’s commercial construction industry celebrated the most outstanding projects built by AGC Houston members at the Awards for Project Excellence on Saturday, September 2, 2018. More than 500 guests attended the biennial event at The Houstonian,

Texas Contractors Struggle with Workforce...

Posted on 9/7/2018
Seventy-eight percent of construction firms in Texas say they are having difficulty finding skilled workers, despite record employment in the industry, according to Ken Simonson, AGC of America Chief Economist, who addressed the media at a press conf

78 Percent of Texas Contractors Report Having Trouble Finding Qualified Craft Workers

Posted on 8/30/2018
Houston tops all metros in construction jobs added in past year; but shortage of skilled workers nationally has raised the cost of construction and delayed project schedules, putting broader economic growth at risk.