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Greig O'Brien

Greig O'Brien

Greig O'Brien is the Managing Editor of ARCHITECT, as well as the other titles in Hanley Wood's Design Group: Residential Architect and Architectural Lighting

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ADP: 119,000 Jobs Added to U.S. Economy in April; 15,000 New Construction Jobs ADP: 119,000 Jobs Added to U.S. Economy in April; 15,000 New Construction Jobs

According to payroll company ADP and their partner Moody's Analytics, the construction industry fared better in April than it did in March, adding 15,000 new jobs last month. Professional services added 20,000 jobs, fewer than the 39,000 added in March. Read more

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The March Jobs Report: Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Add Jobs The March Jobs Report: Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Add Jobs

In the BLS’s disappointing March 2013 employment report, the economy added only 88,000 jobs. The architectural and engineering services sector, however, added 2,100 jobs, and the construction industry added a somewhat less-enthusiastic 18,000 new jobs. Read more

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ADP: 158,000 Jobs Added in March, but No New Construction Jobs ADP: 158,000 Jobs Added in March, but No New Construction Jobs

ADP and Moody’s Analytics released their monthly employment report on Wednesday morning, which says that the U.S. economy added 158,000 jobs in March. There were, however, no net jobs added in the construction industry, a first in half a year. Read more

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February Jobs: Construction Adds Big; So Does Architecture and Engineering February Jobs: Construction Adds Big; So Does Architecture and Engineering

In the BLS’s February 2013 employment report, the economy added 236,000 jobs. The architectural and engineering services sector added 3,100 jobs, and the construction industry added a whopping 48,000 new jobs. Read more

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December Jobs Report: Architecture and Engineering Add 3,800 New Jobs December Jobs Report: Architecture and Engineering Add 3,800 New Jobs

In the BLS’s final employment report of 2012, the national economy added 155,000 jobs, and the unemployment rate remained at 7.8 percent. In addition to the architecture and engineering additions, the construction industry added 30,000 new jobs for the month. Read more

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