Commercial Construction Trends: Highs and Lows of 2017

Commercial Construction

As we close in on the final days of 2017, it’s time once again for our annual commercial construction blog post reflecting back on the positives – and the negatives – that have impacted our business and the industry as a whole over the last 12 months.

2017 Construction Marketing STAR Awards – Winners Announced

Construction Marketing Blog

Winners of the 2017 CMA STAR Awards and CONSTRUCTION MARKETER OF THE YEAR Awards are announced by the program sponsor, the Construction Marketing Association (CMA). 2017 STAR Award winners are notified by email and mail, and receive a frame-quality certificate. View 2017 winners in a dedicated gallery website : The 2017 CMA STAR Award Winners by category are as follows: Award Category.

2017 Construction Marketing Resolutions

Construction Marketing Blog

To great success in 2017! What are your 2017 marketing resolutions? Another year, and more soul-searching for new ideas to achieve marketing success! Last year we suggested content marketing planning and using marketing analytics.

Key points to consider ahead of the 2017 ABC Workforce Week

John Chaney

The Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) 2017 Workforce Week is almost here, and that makes it a great time to look back on the year and celebrate the successes of ABC peers.

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2017 Construction Forecast: A Post-Election Update

What's on tap for construction's economic fortunes in 2017

Call For Entries: 2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year

Business Facilities Blog

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year are now being accepted. The awards will be announced in January 2018, and the winners will be featured prominently in the January/February 2017 issue of Business Facilities. CALL FOR ENTRIES.

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Caterpillar Q3 2017 Results

Construction Equipment

Caterpillar Third Quarter 2017. Sales and Revenues by Geographic Region


Passive House is “In” in 2017

Green Building Law Update

As you consider what’s “in” and what’s “out” in 2017, within the realm of green building, Passive House is in. You can come up to speed quickly at the North American Passive House Network annual convention on October 4-8, 2017 in Oakland, California.

Call For Entries Deadline Extended: 2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year

Business Facilities Blog

CALL FOR ENTRIES DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 27, 2017. Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year are now being accepted. The deadline for submissions has been extended to November 27, 2017.

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Top Five cnstrctr Blog Posts of 2017


Our blog work here at cnstrctr started in December 2016, so it goes without saying that the year 2017 has been an important year for us. Today we’re going to run through our top five articles of 2017 by traffic generated. That’s it from us for 2017!

2017 Construction Marketing Outlook Survey Results

Construction Marketing Blog

To better understand 2017′s plans and priorities in the construction industry, the Construction Marketing Association conducted a national survey of construction professionals. In 2017, will you increase or decrease overall marketing activities and budgets?

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GenieBelt Report 2017: The year’s highlights


And the year 2017 finally comes to an end. In order to share the joy of our year with our audience, we decided to summarize the main highlights of the year as GenieBelt Report 2017. Geniebelt News 2017 geniebelt news GenieBelt ReportGenieBelt had an amazing year in terms of growth and spirit. First and foremost, we.

Commercial Construction 2017 Trends and Predictions

Commercial Construction

In 2017, retail center developers will continue to focus on creating exceptional experiences that give shoppers new reason to head to the mall. We’re looking forward to a terrific 2017, filled with exciting opportunities with new and existing clients.

Five Hiring Trends To Watch For In 2017

Business Facilities Blog

CareerBuilder's annual job forecast finds 40% of employers plan to hire full-time, permanent employees in 2017, predictions for how the Trump administration will impact hiring are mixed. Read Five Hiring Trends To Watch For In 2017 on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

Made in America 2017

Constructor Magazine

Welcome to CONTRACTOR’s 2017 Made in America feature, where we celebrate those companies that are manufacturing their high-quality products right here in the U.S.A.

Global Best Projects Awards 2017

ENR Construction

Industry veterans selected the winners of the 2017 Global Best Projects Awards as the most outstanding examples of the risks and rewards—and the hurdles overcome—of designing and building internationally

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Employers Expect To Increase Hiring In Second Half Of 2017

Business Facilities Blog

More than half of employers plan to hire full-time, permanent employees in the second half of 2017, according to CareerBuilder's 2017 Midyear Job Forecast. Read: Employers Expect To Increase Hiring In Second Half Of 2017.

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Why Construction News Summit 2017 was a success


Geniebelt News 2017 CN Summit construction industry technologyFor the last five years, the Construction News Summit has been connecting main contractors and industry leaders with major clients and governments in order to raise construction up the political agenda.

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Mr. Ethics - July 2017

Mr Ethics

Dear Mr. Ethics, We recently submitted a bid for the construction of a new bridge. In accord with the bid documents all bids were to be evaluated on a point system. The public owner was to evaluate each bid according to its conformance with plans and specifications. Another team was going to assess the aesthetic aspects of the proposed bid design. At the bid opening we were advised that was decided to combine the evaluation teams.

2017 CMA Sponsor Program Announced

Construction Marketing Blog

The Construction Marketing Association (CMA) announces it’s 2017 Sponsor Program with expanded options and sponsor benefits that allow brands that target the construction industry to reach hundreds of thousands of decision makers each year.

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PC’s Joe Daigneault Recognized as 2017 Rising Star

PC Construction Blog

Surrounded by his co-workers and friends, Joe was recognized as a 2017 Vermont Business Magazine ‘Rising Star.’ Last night PC Construction celebrated the achievements of Chief Estimator Joe Daigneault.

5% growth for German Construction in 2017!


In an industry where lack of productivity and efficiency is globally the number one problem, the 5% revenue growth rate that the German construction has achieved in 2017 is truly spectacular.

New Sustainable Projects Exhibit in 2017 AIA Contract Documents

Green Building Law Update

Last week the American Institute of Architects released the 2017 edition of the A201 family of contract documents, including updated versions of the AIA’s documents developed for the design-bid-build delivery model.

April 2017 Newsletter – A “New, New OSHA” Emerges

FDR Safety

1, 2016, and the other from February 15, 2017. February 15, 2017. The post April 2017 Newsletter – A “New, New OSHA” Emerges appeared first on FDRsafety. By Jim Stanley. President, FDRsafety. What a difference a few months can make, as can be seen with changes at OSHA. A review of recent issues of OSHA’s “Quick Takes” newsletter highlighting important agency news paints a different picture of OSHA than newsletters from last fall.

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Navistar Q3 2017 Revenues Up 6 Percent

Construction Equipment

Navistar International Corporation today announced a third quarter 2017 net income of $37 million. Revenues in the quarter were $2.2 billion, up 6% from the same period one year ago, primarily due to an increase in truck segment volumes

South Carolina Is Business Facilities’ 2017 State Of The Year

Business Facilities Blog

Read: South Carolina Is Business Facilities’ 2017 State Of The Year at The Palmetto State takes BF's top honor by doubling down on its solid manufacturing base while diversifying into new growth sectors.

Mr. Ethics - March 2017

Mr Ethics

Dear Mr. Ethics, My company does a lot of public works projects. For the last three years the State’s Director of Construction has asked me to donate to his kids’ little league teams and buy Girl Scout cookies. I am glad to do both but I recently saw a newspaper article about a service provider being sued by the state for bribing government officials. The provider sent a portion of every purchase order amount to the government employee who gave them the purchase order.

ABC Predicts Modest Growth for 2017 Nonresidential Construction Sector

Construction Superintendent Magazine

commercial and industrial construction industries in 2017. While contractors are vulnerable to rising commodity prices and potential interest rate increases in 2017, the middling consumer-led recovery should still lead to modest growth in construction spending and employment.

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Biggest Construction Companies in the World 2017


We brought you the biggest construction companies in Europe and the US, and now we give you the biggest in the world. We made an illustration below of the biggest companies in each continent. Check it out and see if you recognize any of them. With this, we give you.

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2017 National Roadway Safety Awards

Construction Equipment

Bruce D'Agostino Named ENR MidAtlantic's 2017 Legacy Award Winner

ENR Construction

Bruce D'Agostino was named ENR MidAtlantic's 2017 Legacy Award Winner


ENR New England Announces 2017 Best Projects Winners

ENR Construction

ENR New England is excited to announce that the Best Projects 2017 competition winners have been revealed


Things worth reading: 21st December 2017

BIM & Beam

Inside LiveXchange 2017

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Inside LiveXchange 2017. LiveXchange offers a unique opportunity for corporate executives eyeing locations for their new facilities to have quality face-time with major economic development agency representatives. Event News Foreign Direct Investment Inside LiveXchange International Site Selection BF-May/June-2017 Billy Demong brexit Capital Investment Economic Development Employment Expansion fDi Magazine foreign direct investment LiveXchange LiveXchange-2017 NAFTA wisconsin

Construction Employment Increases in August 2016, 2017 Year-Over-Year

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Construction employment increased in 274 out of 358 metro areas between August 2016 and August 2017, declined in 52 and stagnated in 32, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Postcard from Plantworx 2017

Digger Blog

Did you enjoy all that rain, mud and sunshine at PlantWorx 2017? Did you enjoy all that rain, mud and sunshine at PlantWorx 2017? We did. We did. Read Full Article: The Construction Index

San Francisco, New York Earn Top Spots In Global Cities 2017

Business Facilities Blog

San Francisco, New York Earn Top Spots In Global Cities 2017. Kearney Economic Development Employment Expansion Global Cities 2017 London New York City San Francisco start-up companies Workforce DevelopmentA key theme in this year's Global Cities Index and Outlook was investment in developing start-up ecosystems, according to A.T. Kearney. Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

Construction Employment Climbs Between June 2016, 2017

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Construction Employment Climbs Between June 2016, 2017 appeared first on Construction Superintendent.

CMA Announcing the 2017 Marketing Outlook – Construction Webcast and Survey

Construction Marketing Blog

The Construction Marketing Association is hosting the annual 2017 Marketing Outlook webcast on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 1 PM CST. The webcast will focus on marketing priorities and plans for 2017 in the AEC industry. Participate in our 2017 Marketing Outlook Survey here.

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