Associated Builders and Contractors is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members.
Based on the merit shop philosophy, we help our members develop people, win work and deliver work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which they work.

Price of Construction Materials Declines in November; ABC Predicts Moderate Increases in Early 2019

Construction materials prices fell 1.8 percent in November, according to ABC's analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Despite the monthly decline...

Nonresidential Construction Employment Slows Down in November

Construction employment expanded by 5,000 net new jobs in November, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data conducted by ABC....

ABC Welcomes EPA’s Newly Proposed WOTUS Rulemaking

On Dec. 11, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps and Engineers jointly issued a proposal to revise the definition of “waters of...

ABC Predicts Construction Sector Will Remain Strong in 2019

ABC Chief Economist Anirban Basu forecasts another strong year for construction sector performance, yet warns about inflationary pressures, according to...

Nonresidential Spending Rises Modestly in October

National nonresidential spending increased 0.1 percent in October, according to an ABC analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. Total nonresidential spending...

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