Labor shortages are an issue for construction firms in Atlanta, reports WSBTV's Craig Lucie.

It seems everywhere you look, another apartment building or hotel is going up, and the demand for workers is skyrocketing.

“The volume of work has picked up for everybody. We have people calling us about hotels all the time,” said Mark Williamson, who owns the real estate company Randolph Williamson.

The competition is fierce in the market.

“I’ve been doing the construction business for 30 years and never seen it like this before,” said Carl Heidle, with Randolph Williamson.

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