LI construction practice dips

The series of construction jobs on Long Island fell somewhat in Feb as compared with a year ago, according to a latest news from a Associated General Contractors of America.

Between Feb 2015 and Feb 2016, Nassau and Suffolk counties mislaid about 200 construction jobs–a 0.3 percent decline–for a stream sum of 64,800 people employed in construction here.

Locally, construction practice in a Orange-Rockland-Westchester area jumped 23 percent, with a benefit of about 7,800 jobs given Feb 2015. New York City saw a 9 percent benefit in construction employment, adding 11,900 jobs from Feb 2015 to Feb 2016.

Nationwide, construction practice stretched in 234 metro areas, declined in 72 and was unvaried in 52 between Feb 2015 and Feb 2016, a AGCA reports.

Areas saying a largest boost in construction jobs in a past year embody a Anaheim, Calif. area, posting a 15 percent by adding 12,500 jobs and a Orlando, Fla. area, that combined 7,500 jobs for a arise of 13 percent.

Areas with vast waste in construction practice were Fort Worth, Texas, that forsaken 4,100 jobs in a 6 percent decline; Cleveland that mislaid 3,200 jobs for a 10 percent decrease and Odessa, Texas that mislaid 3,000 jobs for a 15 percent dip.

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