Construction helps Houston area add jobs in AugustConstruction helps Houston area add jobs in Augusthttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=95402012-09-24T11:03:00Z2012-09-21T00:00:00Z

HOUSTON - Houston-area employers created 6,900 new construction jobs between August 2011 and August 2012, according to the Texas Workforce Commission. That reflects a year-over-year job growth rate of 3.5 percent and stronger-than-expected gains in construction.

Employers added a total of 89,500 new jobs over the past 12 months.

The Houston economy has been adding jobs at a year-over-year rate that has been hovering between 3.2 percent and 3.7 percent since the beginning of the year.

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