builders association of southern oregon

Build-a-Thon teaches skilled labor to local youth

CENTRAL POINT, Ore.– Young builders are learning the skills of the construction trade in a Build-A-Thon put together by a local organization. The Builders Association of Southern Oregon hosted this event for the second time during the Southern Oregon Home Show at …

Oregon construction employment at record highs

MEDFORD, Ore. — Oregon’s construction industry reached a record high number of jobs in recent months. Oregon’s construction industry employed nearly 110,000 workers according to the Oregon Employment Department.  That is up from 70,000 after the recession in 2008. “We have shortages …