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A Time to Rebuild
Relief efforts following the
damage left by hurricanes
Harvey, Irma and Maria in
the southern United States
and Caribbean Islands
may now be in early
stages, but it's already
clear that recovery will
be a long and extremely
expensive process.
It will take several years and
billions of dollars' worth of material and labor before homes,
businesses, roads and other
infrastructure can be restored
to what they were before the
immense flooding and wind
damage left by the storms.
The recovery process raises a
number of long-term questions
that the construction industry

will need to answer in the coming years, not
the least of which is the question of who will
perform the work. The industry continues to
grapple with a skilled labor shortage, an issue
that is not likely to significant improve nationally as work commences.
In the short term, organizations such as
the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of
America are doing their best to assist contractors who lost their homes or offices or saw their
projects adversely affected by the hurricanes.
AGC Charities Inc., the charitable arm of the
trade organization, is assisting individuals as
well as organizations such as the American Red
Cross. More information about how to donate
or qualify for assistance is available on the
AGC's website, www.agc.org.
We encourage contractors to contribute to
relief efforts as well as look at ways to address
their future staffing needs.

jim.harris@pmcmg.com | Construction Today Editor

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