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Study: Women Working in Construction Trades is Highest in 20 Years

New analysis from the Institute for Women's Policy Research finds that women’s job growth in construction trades was nearly 5 times faster than job growth in the field overallBetween 2017 and 2018, the number of women working in construction trades increased by 17.6 percent, rising to well over a quarter of a million women (276,000), [...]

Study: Women Working in Construction Trades is Highest in 20 Years2019-05-20T16:39:55+00:00

Report: Construction contractors regain confidence in January 2019

As reported in a recent AZ Big Media article: Construction industry leaders remained confident regarding the nonresidential construction sector’s prospects during January 2019, according to the latest Construction Confidence Index released today by Associated Builders and ContractorsAssociated Builders and Contractors. Expectations for sales during the coming six-month period remained especially upbeat in January, with [...]

Report: Construction contractors regain confidence in January 20192019-04-10T22:03:27+00:00

Sigma Contracting’s Daycare & Early Education

Sigma is proud to have recently completed our third Kid's Incorporated Learning Centers Project at almost 14,000 square feet, their fourth location. From a founder with over 40 years in local education and a Masters in Education, Kid's Inc. provides an exciting environment with curriculum-based activities for children 6-12 years old in which to [...]

Sigma Contracting’s Daycare & Early Education2019-04-10T22:02:52+00:00

Construction Costs are Still Climbing

What Factors Impact Material CostsInput costs for nonresidential structures in 2017 are up 4.3%. This number might seem small, but when you are working on a multi-million-dollar construction project, the rise in price affects the budget significantly. Several factors influence material costs. One is the price of gas. If it costs more to transport the [...]

Construction Costs are Still Climbing2018-08-16T21:52:15+00:00