Associated Builders and Contractors is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members.

Based on the merit shop philosophy, we help our members develop people, win work and deliver work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which they work.

February Construction Unemployment Rates Down in 37 States Year Over Year, Says ABC

WASHINGTON, April 8—Estimated February not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 37 states, rose in 12 states and...

ABC Honors the 2019 National Excellence in Construction Award Winners

WASHINGTON, April 6—Associated Builders and Contractors today announced 92 Excellence in Construction® winning projects collectively worth nearly $2.9...

ABC Names Tri-City Electrical Contractors 2020 Contractor of the Year

WASHINGTON, April 6—Associated Builders and Contractors today named Tri-City Electrical Contractors Inc., headquartered in Altamonte Springs, Florida,...

SBA and Treasury Confirm Businesses With 500 or Fewer Employees Can Qualify for the Paycheck Protection Program

The Small Business Administration and the U.S. Department of Treasury confirmed ABC’s interpretation of the IFR and addressed this issue in a release of...

ABC Issues a Key Vote on Amendment to Support Small and Midsize Businesses in Coronavirus Legislation

ABC issued a key vote to the Senate on an amendment submitted by Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.). The amendment would have replaced the mandated paid leave...

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