T I O N Building Alaska 2018 Alaska
The Construction Industry Progress Fund (CIPF) and the Associated
General Contractors of Alaska (AGC) proudly offer the Alaska Construction
Spending Forecast as a guideline to construction activity and its effect on
the 49th State in the year ahead.
Under a special arrangement with the Institute of Social and Economic
Research (ISER) at the University of Alaska Anchorage, Scott Goldsmith and
Linda Leask have again compiled and written the forecast. The Alaska Construction Spending Forecast reviews construction activity, projects, and
spending by both the public and private sectors for 2018.
CIPF and AGC are proud to make this publication available annually and
are confident it provides useful information for many of you.
We recognize in these times of economic uncertainty there is a likelihood of reduced construction activity, and some of this information contained herein may change.
The construction trade is Alaska’s third largest industry, paying the third
highest wages, employing more than 15,000 workers and contributes $6.6
billion to Alaska’s economy. The construction industry reflects the pulse of
the economy, and when it is vigorous so is the state’s economy. Therefore,
it is imperative to keep building and repairing necessary infrastructure laying the groundwork for the future.
AGC is a nonprofit, full service construction association for commercial
and industrial contractors, subcontractors, and associates. CIPF is organized to advance the interests of the construction industry throughout the
State of Alaska through a management and labor partnership.
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