Jobs

Lots and lots of construction job openings!

“The BLS Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) and NAHB analysis indicate that the seasonally-adjusted number of open construction jobs, which stood at 203,000 in April 2017, has risen to its highest level since September of last year. (The … Read MoreRead More

Housing Permits Down In San Diego by 37%

The San Diego Union Tribune just posted a video about the recent sudden drop in permits being issues (37% in San Diego!) We aren’t seeing a slowdown, are you? Entire article: http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/business/real-estate/sd-fi-san-diego-construction-report-20170605-story.html

It’s Really Difficult To Find Good People…So Pay Them Well

We have been saying this for a really long time… It’s really difficult to find good people. With the labor market being so hot for skilled trades, take the advice of paying a great wage to your good workers. Want … Read MoreRead More

What is a construction worker salary these days?

I recently saw this and thought I would post. I disagree with the numbers offered in here but maybe because I only deal with licensed skilled professionals. Any thoughts? Details about this chart