South Florida Associated General Contractors

The Associated General Contractors of South Florida realizes the vital impact the construction industry has upon the well-being, comfort and safety of the entire public, and this awesome role requires professional responsibility founded upon honor and trust. This responsibility requires, among other things, that we seek to improve construction methods, management and service, to eliminate uneconomical and improper practices, and to build responsibility throughout the industry. It surely cannot mean less than the establishment of construction service which will give to the investing public an assurance of skill and faithful performance.

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The South Florida AGC started the Apprenticeship Program in 1989, and has trained hundreds of apprentices to become qualified Journeymen, Foremen, Supervisors, Project Managers and some have gone on to own their own construction business.

Construction firms added jobs in 37 states over the past 12 months and in 30 states between January and February according to an analysis today by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data. Association officials said the jobs...

Tools To Get Paid on a Construction Project presented by Nicholas Siegfried, Esq. and Michael Clark, Esq. of Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars & Sobel May 8, 2014 from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m..

For more information contact Phillip Cullen or Andrew Lenahan

On February 22, 2014 on a beautiful night at the Lauderdale Yacht Club, the South Florida AGC installed new leaders that will guide the oldest, most prestigious construction organization in Florida.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Legislative Report

With a heated race for Florida Governor and mid-term Congressional elections looming on the horizon, the 2014 Regular Session of the Florida Legislature convened in Tallahassee on March 4. The political currents created by the fall elections will shape many of the decisions made in Tallahassee over the next few months.

On March 18, Mr. Ken Simonson made and Economic Outlook presentation for a number of construction associations in Miami.
An additional $1 billion invested in nonresidential construction would add $3.4 billion to Gross Domestic Product (GDP), $1.1 billion to personal earnings and create or sustain 28,500 jobs. About one-third (9,700) of these jobs would be on-site construction jobs. About one-sixth (4,600) of the jobs would be indirect jobs from supplying construction materials and services. Most jobs would be...
Kenneth D. Simonson - Chief Economist, Associated General Contractors of America Tuesday, March 18, 2014 6:30PM Dinner and Program in Miami, FL. Kenneth D. Simonson has been Chief Economist for the Associated General Contractors of America, the leading national construction trade association, since 2001. He provides insight into the economy and what it implies for construction and related industries through frequent media interviews, presentations and The Data DIGest, his weekly one-page e-newsletter that goes to 47,000 subscribers.
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