Construction jobs building up TexasConstruction jobs building up Texashttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=65602013-08-20T08:51:00Z2013-08-20T00:00:00Z

TEXAS - Between July 2012 and July 2013, Texas added the most construction jobs in the nation, 33,100, according to analysis by Arlington, Va.-based Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

The Texas construction sector reported a total of 615,900 jobs as of July 31, 2013, a 5.7 percent increase from the 582,800 jobs reported in July 2012.

The Texas construction industry though is still down 9 percent from its peak of 679,000 employees in April 2008. Texas was also one of only two states in which there was no change in employment numbers between June 2013 and July 2013.

Between July 2012 and 2013, construction employment increased in 37 states.

San Antonio Business Journal
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