The Northwest Ohio Piping Industry’s jurisdiction is a hotbed for construction jobs.
An April report released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) showed Monroe, Mich. and Toledo both ranked in the top 12 of the largest percentage of gains in construction jobs in the nation during the month of Feb.
Monroe led the nation with 1,200 jobs gained over the same month last year, which is a 60 percent increase.
Toledo saw construction jobs increase from 10,600 in Feb. 2015 to 12,200 in Feb. 2016, for a 1,600 job gain. The 15 percent growth in jobs tied Toledo at 12th in the nation with Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, Calif. and Wausau, Wisc.