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Over a quarter of Construction Firms Report Layoffs Since The Coronavirus

The fast-worsening covid-19 pandemic has triggered layoffs at more than a quarter of construction firms responding to an online survey released last week by the Associated General Contractors of America. The finding, based on responses from earlier this week, contrasts with the government’s monthly employment report for March, which found that construction employment declined by 29,000 as of mid-March.

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Mass Has 40 of the Top 50 Priciest Zip Codes in New England

After analyzing all 2019 residential sales in New England’s six beautiful states and calculating the median sale price in each zip code, real estate site PropertyShark discovered yet another way to say that buying a house is a ridiculously hard thing to do around here: Massachusetts is home to 40 of the top 50 priciest places (technically 52, due to a few ties) in the region