Privately-owned housing starts dropped 12.3% from May to June to a rate of 1,173,000, according to information from the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Construction industry website BuildZoom found the number of construction workers under age 25 dropped by 30% between 2005 and 2016. So reports KCCI 8, a CBS affiliate.
An Indiana construction worker was killed in Michigan after being struck by a vehicle. So reports the Times Herald.
The construction industry has become a focal point for tech investments and venture capital money, rapidly growing over the past decade to $1.38 billon. So reports Curbed.