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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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.

Construction Marketing STAR Awards: 2013 Call For Entries!

Construction Marketing Blog

The 2013 Construction Marketing STAR Awards have begun! The annual Construction Marketing STAR awards and the Construction Marketer of the Year Awards announce a CALL FOR ENTRIES with early entry deadline of September 6, 2013.

2013 Construction Marketing Outlook Survey

Construction Marketing Blog

The Construction Marketing Association is conducting a national survey on the marketing outlook for construction professionals in 2013. Share the 2013 Marketing Outlook Survey. Calling all Construction Marketing Professionals!

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.

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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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.

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!

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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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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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.

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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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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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Ed McCallum, 1953 – 2013

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

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

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.

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!”,

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.

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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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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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.

Top 10 Home Design and Remodeling Trends for 2013

Construction Informer

For remodelers and builders alike, it may be instructive to see the 2013 trends Neil Kelly Company is calling out, especially with potential game changers like granite loosing popularity. It’s that time of year when the predictions for the next year start flowing.

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.

Ecohabit Smart Home Vies for 2013 Solar Decathlon Recognition

Jetson Green

An entry in the Solar Decathlon 2013 competition, Ecohabit is a project of a cross-disciplinary group of sixty Stevens Institute of Technology students with expertise it the areas of engineering, design, computer science, and the technological aspects of business, visual arts, and music.

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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Revit Technology Conferences 2013

Revit OpEd

If you read this blog (regularly) then I think/hope that RTC is no surprise to you. I'm writing this as a reminder to those who already know about it as well as to introduce them to anyone who hasn't already heard about them. After all May and RTC AUS isn't far away now.

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.).

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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COVER STORY: 2013 Business Facilities Rankings Report – State Rankings

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

From the July/August 2013 issue . The Lone Star State, our 2013 State of the Year, continued to show dominance across several of our flagship rankings categories, something you would expect from the nation’s most dynamic state economy. By Business Facilities Staff.

The Month in Review: January 2013

Jetson Green

Here are some of the top stories in eco news for the month of January, 2013. Winners Announced for 2013 Green Car Technology Award. The Mazda SkyACTIV was awarded the winner of the 2013 Green Car Technology Award at the Washington Auto Show on January 31, 2013.

Contractors Prepare: 2013 Hurricane Season

Construction Law Monitor

Last week, the Office of the Attorney General issued a general letter from Attorney General Buddy Caldwell to the public regarding the 2013 hurricane season. 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season To Be Very Active. (Photo credit: Wikipedia).