Building Tech & Products
The Dream Team Weighs In on Capability and Culture
Massive shortfalls in labor across the spectrum affect every aspect of the building business. In part 1 of our Capability and Culture special, our Dream Team tackles how we got here and what to do about it.
This morning, everyone involved with delivering quality new homes woke up 500,000 people short of what's needed to get it done. The labor shortage in residential development and construction is careening toward a point of no return, with too few signs of resolve to stop it, and consequences for all.
In the first of perhaps a never-ending series on Capability and Culture, we polled our Dream Team of experts and analysts to help us define just where we are and how we got here, what that says about us, and what we really need to solve to avert the precipice. Here's the beginning of the story they tell.