So, you’re a regular reader of Construction Citizen and you’re thinking, “I already have 141 ideas for solving the construction industry’s labor shortage!”
Stick with me because not only am I going give you 141 hot-off-the-press ideas that our local leaders recently developed; I’m also going to share one big idea that I believe will solve this Gordian Knot once and for all. I’m going to present the idea here on Construction Citizen, then I hope to continually report on progress in the months and years ahead.
We are fortunate here in Atlanta to be easing out of the Great Recession. Tower cranes are returning to our skyline. There’s a buzz in our city about not one, but two brand new professional sports stadiums. The Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta Braves are building new venues, nearly $2 Billion worth of construction, on practically the same three-year schedule, set to open in 2017.
As you might imagine, the concern among local contractors is “where are we going to find the workers to handle all of this new construction?” Read more » about 141 Ideas for Solving the Construction Industry’s Labor Shortage