Construction Economics

Puyallup &  Sumner Economic Outlook 2021-2022

At Chase Construction North West, Inc., we firmly believe in working closely with our local Chambers of Commerce – to help give back to the community. On July 29, 2021, Chase Construction North West sponsored a table for the Puyallup Sumner Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Outlook Luncheon. Speakers included Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier, Puyallup …

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New Tax Law Expands Full Expensing to Nonresidential Roofs

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act expands eligibility for full expensing to nonresidential roofs as of Jan. 1, 2018.  Previous law allowed the cost of roof improvements to be deducted from taxable income through depreciation over time.  The new law allows the cost to be deducted in full immediately!  This is a fantastic improvement for small businesses …

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Roofing Blog

Why is there a Construction Labor Shortage?

The construction industry has not fully recovered from the economic losses created by the Great Recession, even though many other industries have.  Today, total U.S. nonfarm employment is approximately 6.8 percent higher than its previous peak in January 2008:Yet construction employment is approximately 8.8 percent lower than its previous peak in April 2006. Is the …

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