Over the last 12 months, construction jobs in Las Vegas have rose by 6,800 (or 6,017 on a 12-month moving average (MMA) basis). During the period, these jobs grew 13% to 59,000 (or 12.3% on a 12MMA basis). As an FYI, the trough in construction jobs during the depths of the Great Recession 34,800 jobs in February 2012 (the 12MMA was July 2012 – 36,450 jobs). Peak occurred in June 2006 at 112,000 jobs. Southern Nevada has now recovered 49% of the peak.