The VOICE of the Construction Industry
The Associated General Contractors of America, the voice of the construction industry since 1918, is an organization of qualified construction contractors and industry-related companies dedicated to Skill, Integrity, and Responsibility.
AGC - San Diego Chapter, Inc. has been in existence since 1927. AGC is dedicated to improving the construction industry daily by educating the industry to employ the finest skills, promoting use of the latest technology, and advocating building the best quality projects for owners, both public and private.
September 19, 2016
Finally the "Year of Infrastructure"?
By Eddie Sprecco, Chief Executive Officer
The "Year of Infrastructure" promise has been bounced around by politicians for almost a decade, but the results have been mixed at best. A lot of the focus on investing in infrastructure has been to jump start the economy - and, it helps. There are a lot of well-paying jobs in construction, and much of the money gets spent on goods and services or reinvested in small businesses. But, the main reason infrastructure spending should be a priority, is that our roads and bridges have outlived their useful lives or have become obsolete.
The core functions at any level of government are to keep the public safe and create the infrastructure needed to keep people and goods moving. Simple, right? more...