Commercial Council Happy Hour with NAIOP – U.S. Construction Outlook with Associated General Contractors of America

February 22, 2024

Braxton Brewing Company
27 W 7th Street
Covington, KY 41011
February 22, 2024
3 – 6PM

Join us for the next Commercial Council Happy Hour produced in conjunction with NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association!

At this event, you’ll get the opportunity to hear Ken Simonson, Chief Economist for the Associated General Contractors of America, speak about trends in construction labor availability, wages, and material costs, and the outlook of different construction categories! Tickets include admission, appetizers, and 2 drink tickets. Don’t miss this opportunity to get important insights into construction trends while networking with tons of professionals in the commercial construction indutry!

**Member Ticket Prices are for BIA NKY Members and NAIOP Members

About The Speaker:

Ken Simonson has been Chief Economist for the Associated General Contractors of America, the leading construction trade association, since 2001. He provides insight into the economy and what it implies for construction and related industries through frequent media interviews, presentations, and the Data DIGest, his weekly one-page e-newsletter that goes to more than 20,000 subscribers.

Ken has over 40 years of experience analyzing, advocating, and communicating about economic and tax issues. He currently serves as an advisor to the Census Bureau’s construction data

re-engineering initiative. He is a Fellow and past president of the National Association for Business Economics, and he is co-director of the Tax Economists Forum, a professional meeting group he co-founded in 1982.

Ken has a BA in economics from the University of Chicago, and an MA in economics from Northwestern University.

An opportunity to hear the Chief Economist of AC speak about trends
in construction labor availability and wages, material costs, and the
outlook for different construction categories!