Brexton Discusses Shortage of Construction Workers

Tim Galvin, CEO of Brexton discusses with channel 10 the shortage of construction workers.

Shortage of workers leads to construction slowdown across the country

01/10/18 11:35 pm EST

COLUMBUS — As scaffolding and cranes line the skies throughout central Ohio, a shortage of construction workers is slowing down work both locally and across the nation.

A recent survey by AGC, the Associated General Contractors of America, found nearly 70% of contractors have a tough time finding qualified craft workers.

“It impacts the schedule on almost every project,” CEO of Brexton Development Tim Galvin said. “We struggle maintaining deadlines because of the shortage,” Galvin said.

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