Earlier this month, AGC MA hosted a panel of economists meeting to discuss current market trends and how it may impact the industry in 2023. Over 75 attendees came together at the Westin Copley Place to hear from the panelists. Dr. Omar Barbiero of the Boston Federal Reserve discussed the impact of inflation and interest rate adjustments on the national and global economies. Mark Maggi, Assistant Regional Commissioner for the Bureau of Labor Statistics discussed employment figures, workforce
Lee Kennedy Co., Inc., has completed construction on Boston Arts Academy’s new $117 million school building across from the famous Fenway Park at 174 Ipswich Street. More space was certainly a priority for Boston’s only public school for the visual and performing arts. The 154,000sf building has expanded the Boston Arts Academy’s space allowing them to welcome 15% more students than before. “I remember walking the halls of the old building, it looked and felt like any other school building to me, with
AGC MA celebrated the 8th Annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW)! NAW is a nationwide celebration where industry, labor, equity, workforce, education, and government leaders host events to showcase the successes and value of Registered Apprenticeship for re-building our economy, advancing racial and gender equity, and supporting underserved communities. AGC MA participated in several events across National Apprenticeship Week including round two of this year’s Massachusetts Girls in Trades Conference.
Construction Inclusion Week was a time to acknowledge our commitment to building awareness around the need to improve diversity and inclusion in the construction industry. Our member firms were a part of the movement to create change, and celebrated the week by hosting a number of inclusion events, including diversity stand downs. To conclude the week, AGC MA celebrated with an engaging event that supported STEM curriculum (science, technology, education, and math) and introduced students to careers in
ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF MASSACHUSETTS (AGC MA) MARKS ANNUAL SERVICE DAY WITH RENOVATION OF DORCHESTER BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS Workers from dozens of member firms will gather to improve beloved community resourceOctober 27, 2022 [Boston, MA] — On Friday, October 28, the Construction Leadership Council of the Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts (AGC MA) will renovate and restore the McLaughlin Center and Marr Clubhouse of the Boys & Girls Club of Dorchester, located in the Savin Hill area of
ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF MASSACHUSETTS (AGC MA) ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS Funding opportunities include Robert L. Petrucelli Scholarship to help with growth and development of local commercial construction workforceSeptember 28, 2022 [Boston, MA] —The Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts (AGC MA) announces the availability of scholarship funding for college students enrolled in construction or civil engineering degree programs, as well as grants from the Robert L. Petrucelli