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Economic Action Steps — Construction

Construction mainly consists of construction of residential and commercial buildings as well as repair, but can also include public infrastructure construction and landscaping. Construction businesses face compounding challenges arising from diminished demand for commercial and office development, high material prices, and a longstanding shortage of skilled labor.

Current Construction Business Practices

The following practices are being implemented by various construction businesses around the county and nation to address COVID-19-related disruptions. These practices may be helpful for construction businesses not currently using them.

Actions to Support the Construction Industry

The following actions by governments, economic development organizations, trade organizations, and others would provide support to the construction industry during the current COVID-19 crisis.

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