Social Media in Construction 2013 – Infographic

Construction Marketing Blog

In September 2013, the Construction Marketing Association conducted the second annual survey of construction professionals regarding their use of social media. For more details, view the: Social Media Summit 2013 – Webcast Summary.

Social Media For Construction – 2013 Survey Results

Construction Marketing Blog

In 2013, Twitter replaced Facebook in the number 2 spot. Notably, blogging jumped from 5th place in 2012 (14%) to 3rd place (29.8%) in 2013. The amount that are receiving no results is down from 17% in 2012 to 7% in 2013.

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Social Media in Construction 2013 – Infographic

Construction Marketing Blog

In September 2013, the Construction Marketing Association conducted the second annual survey of construction professionals regarding their use of social media. For more details, view the: Social Media Summit 2013 – Webcast Summary.

New Resource- 2013 Contractor’s Marketing Handbook

Construction Marketing Blog

Trends show that the building industry is taking steps to recover and will continue to improve throughout the rest of 2013. For more information, or to place an order for The New 2013 Contractor’s Marketing Handbook- How to Build An Automatic Lead Generator , please visit the author’s hompage.

CMA STAR Awards Best-In-Show 2013

Construction Marketing Blog

The Construction Marketing Association is proud to highlight the Best-in-Show of the 2013 Construction Marketing STAR Awards. With a total of 22 awards, McGraw-Hill Construction is the 2013 CMA STAR Awards Best-in-Show.

CFMA 2013 Annual Conference: What’s In It for Me?

Carol Hagen

The 2013 CFMA conference is going to be EPIC. Each year the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) gathers the best speakers, trending topics and resources together at their annual conference and exhibition.

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Commercial Construction Predictions and Trends for 2013

Commercial Construction

Michigan Avenue in Chicago is seeing a mix of high-end retailers and value retailers, a trend that will continue in 2013 in markets across the country. However, what will be different in 2013 is that these two types of retailers will coexist in the same location.

Digital Dryshack #58, Estimating Survey 2013

Cassell Construction Estimating Blog

June 10, 2013: Derek Singleton of Software Advice informed me last week that their new 2013 estimating software survey was recently published to the web. Check it out at Software Advice’s Estimating Survey 2013.

CMA STAR Awards Best-In-Show 2013

Construction Marketing Blog

The Construction Marketing Association is proud to highlight the Best-in-Show of the 2013 Construction Marketing STAR Awards. With a total of 22 awards, McGraw Hill Construction is the 2013 CMA STAR Awards Best-in-Show.

How to Be a Better Construction Marketer in 2013

Construction Marketing Blog

Following are some additional resources to help you achieve great marketing success in 2013. Please bookmark and share this post using the tools below and let us know any tips you have for success in 2013!

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CMA STAR Awards Final Entry Deadline: September 27, 2013

Construction Marketing Blog

Submit your entries before the FINAL entry deadline: September 27, 2013. A) You can pay for your entry or entries by the deadline and complete your submission by October 1, 2013! Judging will be completed by October 31, 2013.

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Construction Sector Forecast 2013 – 2013

Building Information Management

percent in 2013 and by 7.2 Forecasts Construction Forecast 2013 2014 budgetAIA Consensus Forecast. Commercial construction spending for buildings is forecast to rise by by 5.0 percent in 2014. Institutional construction, however, is expected to lag behind.

Construction Sector Forecast 2013 – 2013

Building Information Management

percent in 2013 and by 7.2 Forecasts Construction Forecast 2013 2014 budgetAIA Consensus Forecast. Commercial construction spending for buildings is forecast to rise by by 5.0 percent in 2014. Institutional construction, however, is expected to lag behind.

Social Media Summit 2013 – Webcast Summary

Construction Marketing Blog

With the increasing use and prevalence of social media, it is no surprise that the 2013 Social Media Summit for Construction was the greatest attended event in CMA webcast history. The results of CMA’s 2013 national social media survey were presented.

2013 CMA STAR Awards – Final Extended Entry Deadline

Construction Marketing Blog

How would you like to be a 2013 Construction Marketer of the year? We are so pleased to announce that participation in the CMA STAR Awards has doubled for the second year in a row!

2013 CMA STAR Awards – Winners Announced

Construction Marketing Blog

Winners of the 2013 CMA STAR Awards and CONSTRUCTION MARKETER OF THE YEAR Awards have been announced! 2013 CMA SUPERSTAR and STAR Award Winners by category are as follows: Category. The STAR awards recognize excellence in 16 marketing categories and 78 sub-categories. CONSTRUCTION MARKETER OF THE YEAR recognizes top brands, companies or individuals by region. SUPERSTAR and STAR (first place/second place respectively) are awarded for each sub-category.

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Construction Industry Bounces Back in 2013

Constructonomics

With the first quarter of 2013 already behind us the construction industry finally appears to be on a path of recovery and growth now that the recession appears to have ended. The industry has continued to add jobs each month throughout the first quarter of the year and construction spending during the first two months of 2013 is 6.6 Labor Department’s employment report for March 2013 states that 18,000 jobs were gained during the month in the construction industry.

Australia Wins Solar Decathlon China 2013

Jetson Green

Winners of the Solar Decathlon China 2013, Team UOW (of University of Wollongong and TAFE Illawarra Institute) was the first Australian team to have ever won a place in a Solar Decathlon final and was the largest student-run competition that the UoW has ever entered.

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Hillary talkin’ construction and economics (Constructonomics!) at Greenbuild 2013

Constructonomics

”, shouts a man from the crowd of over 10,000 at the Temple University basketball arena during Hillary Clinton’s Q&A session with USGBC CEO Rick Fedrizzi after her Keynote speech last night at Greenbuild 2013 in Philadelphia. “Hillary 2016!”,

Autodesk University 2013

Revit OpEd

Today is the first formal day of Autodesk University 2013 (AU). AU 2013 Autodesk University It is Autodesk''s premier customer focused training and marketing event. It has expanded in recent years beyond USA''s borders.

Digital Dryshack #62- Viewpoint User Conference 2013 Recap

Cassell Construction Estimating Blog

The post Digital Dryshack #62- Viewpoint User Conference 2013 Recap appeared first on Cassell Consulting - Construction Estimating Consultant. Just in case you missed it, Viewpoint Construction Software recently held its annual User’s Conference 9/24-9/26/2013 in Portland, Oregon.

Summer 2013 Green Events

Jetson Green

NY13 Passive House Symposium – June 8, 2013 in New York City, New York. GreenerBuilder 2013 – June 12, 2013 in San Francisco, California. BALLE 2013 (Business Alliance for Local Living Economies) – June 12-14, 2013 in Buffalo, New York.

2013 CMA STAR Awards – Winners Announced

Construction Marketing Blog

Winners of the 2013 CMA STAR Awards and CONSTRUCTION MARKETER OF THE YEAR Awards have been announced! 2013 CMA SUPERSTAR and STAR Award Winners by category are as follows: Category. The STAR awards recognize excellence in 16 marketing categories and 78 sub-categories. CONSTRUCTION MARKETER OF THE YEAR recognizes top brands, companies or individuals by region. SUPERSTAR and STAR (first place/second place respectively) are awarded for each sub-category.

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Ed McCallum, 1953 – 2013

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

The post Ed McCallum, 1953 – 2013 appeared first on Business Facilities.

The Most Successful 2013 Commercial Construction Trends

Commercial Construction

With 2013 behind us, we wanted to look back at the year that was in the commercial construction industry. Some of the 2013 commercial construction trends we predicted came to pass, some were more significant than we originally thought they would be and others emerged that caught our attention.

Legals Aspects of BIM – UK – 2013

Building Information Management

Here’s a quick overview of a recent meeting discussing the legal aspects of BIM held July 2013. BIM COBIE 2013 framework LEGAL UK ‘Experts’ we gathered by RIBA Enterprises to discuss the topic. Key items a noted below: 1.

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TrailerFest 2013 Showcases Vintage Camper Trailers

Jetson Green

On a hot summer day in Lodi, California, a community of vintage mid-century trailer restoration enthusiasts held an Open House during their TrailerFest 2013 Rally. Venice Yin Yang Solar-Powered House is 2013 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Project Winner.

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LIVEXCHANGE 2013: Networking Events to Kick Off 2013 LiveXchange Event

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

The ninth annual event will take place May 19 – 21, 2013 at the Westin Stonebriar in Dallas, TX. The post LIVEXCHANGE 2013: Networking Events to Kick Off 2013 LiveXchange Event appeared first on Business Facilities. Dealey Plaza.

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Team Austria Wins Solar Decathlon 2013

Jetson Green

Last week the judges of the 2013 Solar Decathlon announced this year’s winner. Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: Australia Wins Solar Decathlon China 2013. Ecohabit Smart Home Vies for 2013 Solar Decathlon Recognition.

GIE+EXPO 2013 Preview

Green Industry Professionals

The Green Industry''s premiere event set to take place in Louisville, KY, October 23-25

11,696 enjoy Plantworx 2013

Digger Blog

Bobcat demo zone Plantworx 2013. The Construction Index stand Plantworx 2013 Over the three days, these visitors picked up 7,372 copies of The Construction Index magazine. Which works out to be around 283.5 copies per hour (5 copies per minute, every minute of the show.).

Fire Prevention Week 2013

The Safety Blog

October 6 -12 is national Fire Prevention week. This is a good time to check the fire safety of your workplace and home. The leading cause of both residential and nonresidential fires is cooking.

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Construction Marketing Outlook 2013 – Survey Results

Construction Marketing Blog

To further understand the construction marketing outlook for 2013 in the construction industry, the Construction Marketing Association conducted a national survey of construction professionals. What is your most important marketing priority for 2013?

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NYC Regional EDC, NYC Seedstart Announce Enterprise 2013 Startup Accelerator Program

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

The New York City Regional Economic Development Council (NYCREDC) and NYC SeedStart have announced “NYC SeedStart Enterprise 2013,” a startup focused accelerator program in New York City. For more information about NYC SeedStart Enterprise 2013, visit www.nycseedstart.com.

FEATURE STORY: 2013 Economic Development Awards

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

From the March/April 2013 issue. And now, without further ado, here are the winners of our 2013 Economic Development Awards. Business Facilities congratulates all of the well-deserved winners of our 2013 Economic Development Excellence Awards. By Business Facilities Staff.

Attendance Up at GIE+EXPO, GIC 2013

Green Industry Professionals

Dealer attendance up 6% at GIE+EXPO 2013, landscapers up 16%, and exhibit space is busting at the seams, show officials report

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INSIDE LIVEXCHANGE: 2013 Event Review

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

From the May/June 2013 issue. The post INSIDE LIVEXCHANGE: 2013 Event Review appeared first on Business Facilities. By Jack Rogers.

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