Sunday, July 7, 2013
Construction sector picks up
Arizona’s construction industry added 6,200 net jobs in May, the largest one-month gain since at least 1990, state employment data released Thursday shows.
The gains in construction and other private-sector jobs could not offset the 10,000 government jobs lost last month, leaving the state with a net 200 fewer workers, according to the Office of Employment and Population Statistics.
Even so, Arizona’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell in May to 7.8 percent from 7.9 percent in April. In May 2012, Arizona’s unemployment rate stood at 8.4 percent. In Maricopa County, the unemployment rate was 6.1 percent last month.
Read more: Construction sector picks up
Reuters: Business News
National Commercial Real Estate News From CoStar Group
Latest stock market news from Wall Street - CNNMoney.com
- ► 2017 (76)
- ► 2016 (145)
- ► 2015 (146)
- ► 2014 (102)
- Mortgage lending loosens in June | HousingWire
- Sterling’s DC Ranch villas nearly sold out
- New cancer center at Mayo Clinic may mean 1,000 ne...
- HOA ends dispute with Paradise Valley resort
- Controversial condo project in Mesa gets 7-0 OK
- ‘Renting is new buying’: Apartments booming in Sco...
- Planners OK revised Las Sendas site plan in east M...
- Scottsdale council OKs high-end Sierra Reserve pla...
- AV Homes attracts $135 million in capital
- Home projects proposed in Scottsdale as economy he...
- Lennar adds 127 home sites in north Phoenix, citin...
- Construction sector picks up
- Taxation Vexation: Tax appeals frequently lead to ...
- ▼ July (13)
- ► 2012 (392)
- ► 2011 (704)