The construction industry sputtered, but did not stall, as Covid shocked the economic landscape in early 2020. Construction regained nearly 65% of the jobs it lost in Q2 and housing permits returned to pre-Covid levels--by most accounts, construction experienced a "V" shaped recovery. However,  Mr. Basu, Chief Economist for Associated Builders and Contractors,  warns that a sluggish 2021 start for nonresidential construction could be on the horizon.