Fri.Dec 01, 2023

article thumbnail

Job Order Contracting Quick Facts

Job Order Contracting

Access hundreds of Job Order Contracting Quick Facts to see how your organization can… Improve contractor availability and relationships Improve cost visibility and cost management Achieve faster delivery times Ensure a higher level of service and support from senior professionals Attain all the above with the lowest JOC Program administration fee that doesn’t require a percentage of your construction volume!

Contract 196
article thumbnail

Construction spending inches higher

Construction Dive

Manufacturing and infrastructure investments fueled a 0.1% uptick in October, but warehouse and distribution center outlays tumbled.

professionals

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

Safety First, Bidding Next: How Safety & Compliance Wins Contracts

Safety Services Company

Consider this! Two contractors working for a construction firm bid for projects in the same city —we’ll call them Mark and Bob. Both contractors have operated with their firms for over 15 years, employ qualified workers, and boast high-level capability to take on major commercial jobs. Here’s where things change. Bob has entirely surpassed Mark’s business in recent years and consistently lands contract after contract.

Safety 108
article thumbnail

Demand for sustainable buildings outstripping supply: JLL

Construction Dive

Rising demand has led to an over 7% rental premium on green-certified office buildings across major markets in the U.S. and Canada.

article thumbnail

Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

article thumbnail

Why Online Reviews Matter And Ways To Deal With Negative Feedback

Contractor Bookkeeping

In today's digital age, online reviews hold immense power and influence over the success of small construction companies. With easy access to social media, Google reviews, and review websites, customers can easily voice their opinions and experiences with your business online. Most people searching for a local construction company - whether they need a plumber, painter, or general contractor, will check their online reviews before deciding.

Deals 103

More Trending

article thumbnail

Designing the oft-overlooked transition between air barrier and fenestration

Construction Specifier

The Slate apartment in Portland, Oregon. Photo ©Joshua Jay Elliot/courtesy Works Progress Architecture. By Kevin Haynes Designing the transition between an effective air barrier and fenestration, such as curtain wall and storefront, can present challenges for the designer and specifier. During the design phase, the process of selecting and specifying a curtain wall and/or storefront, in some cases is limited to aesthetics, structural considerations, thermal performance, and cost.

Design 57
article thumbnail

Understanding Jalousie Windows: Features, Types, Maintenance, and Costs Explained

CivilJungle

Introduction of Jalousie Window jalousie is a French word for “jealousy” and is derived from the Italian word “geloso” in 18th century France. Which means “jealous” or “screen”.

Housing 52
article thumbnail

Designing the overlooked transition between air barrier and fenestration

Construction Specifier

The Slate apartment in Portland, Oregon. Photo ©Joshua Jay Elliot/courtesy Works Progress Architecture. By Kevin Haynes Designing the transition between an effective air barrier and fenestration, such as curtain wall and storefront, can present challenges for the designer and specifier. During the design phase, the process of selecting and specifying a curtain wall and/or storefront, in some cases is limited to aesthetics, structural considerations, thermal performance, and cost.

Design 52
article thumbnail

ABC: Nonresidential Construction Spending Inches Higher, up 20% Over the Past Year

Construction Superintendent Magazine

National nonresidential construction spending increased 0.1% in October, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors’ analysis of data published by the U.S. Census Bureau. On a seasonally adjusted annualized basis, nonresidential spending totaled $1.1 trillion. Spending was up on a monthly basis in 8 of the 16 nonresidential subcategories. Private nonresidential spending increased 0.1% in October, while public nonresidential construction spending was up 0.2%.

ABC 52
article thumbnail

The Ultimate Procurement Software Buyer’s Guide

Choosing the right procurement software is a crucial step in ensuring third-party risk management, process governance, and bidding efficiency. With so many procurement solutions to choose from, it can be overwhelming without a frame of reference and a solid starting point. This free buyer’s guide will cover: Benefits of Procurement Software –– Why do you need it?

article thumbnail

Adjudicators should make conflicts declarations, says survey

Construction Law

‘Smash and grab’ has been revealed as the most common category of adjudication claim in the past year in the latest Adjudication Report from the Centre of Construction Law & Dispute Resolution at King’s College London and the Adjudication Society. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details.

article thumbnail

Autodesk Workshop XR: Revolutionizing Construction Collaboration in the AEC Industry

Construction Today

In an industry as dynamic and complex as architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC), effective collaboration and precision in design review are paramount. Autodesk, a leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software, has once again positioned itself at the forefront of innovation with the launch of Autodesk Workshop XR. This immersive workspace is set to transform how AEC.

article thumbnail

Grenfell Inquiry report further delayed

Construction Law

Publication of the results of the second phase of the Grenfell Inquiry is not now expected until April 2024 at the earliest, and possibly not until summer. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details. If you don't have an account, you can get free access to the news on this site and receive a free newsletter on Fridays by creating a Newsletter account.

article thumbnail

Revolutionizing American Construction: A Deep Dive into the $2 Billion Federal Investment

Construction Today

In a landmark move that signals a significant shift in the United States’ approach to infrastructure development and environmental responsibility, the Biden-Harris Administration has earmarked a colossal $2 billion for cleaner construction projects. This move, part of the broader ‘Investing in America’ agenda, is a clear demonstration of the administration’s commitment to combating climate change.

article thumbnail

Stop Making These Mistakes and Start Scaling Your Specialty Contractor Business

Anything that is built on a poor foundation will soon crumble from the ground up. This is literally the case in the construction stage of projects and it applies just the same during the pre-construction stage. This free eBook is your ultimate guide to scaling your business with customizable software as early as during the bidding stage.

article thumbnail

First three year strategic plan from Building Safety Regulator published

Construction Law

The Building Safety Regulator’s (BSR) first strategic plan - a requirement of the Building Safety Act 2022 - has been published, claiming that its impact on high rise building design can already be seen. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details. If you don't have an account, you can get free access to the news on this site and receive a free newsletter on Fridays by creating a Newsletter account.

Safety 52
article thumbnail

How Bellway’s Innovative Future Home Leads the Charge in Sustainable Construction

Construction Today

In recent years, the importance of sustainable home construction and energy-efficient housing has become increasingly prominent in the UK’s efforts to combat climate change. The UK’s built environment contributes significantly to its carbon footprint, accounting for 40% of the nation’s total carbon emissions. As the country strives towards achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

article thumbnail

Judge rejects injured subcontractor’s argument that he was an ‘employee’

Construction Law

A Scottish court has found that a contractor could not be held liable for injuries suffered by a subcontractor when he fell on a wet metal roof during a solar panel installation. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details. If you don't have an account, you can get free access to the news on this site and receive a free newsletter on Fridays by creating a Newsletter account.

article thumbnail

GSA Awards Contract to Convert Reagan Building, the Capital's Biggest, to Electric Power

ENR Construction

Johnson Controls wins contract to electrify 3.1-million-sq-ft Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.

article thumbnail

The Specialty Contractor's Guide to Job Cost Accounting

Supply chain challenges and rising material costs are forcing specialty contractors to pay more for what they need to complete each job. Following a simple set of principles, this easy-to-follow guide can help you manage job costs, ease the pains of accounting, and run a more profitable businesses. If you are a Specialty Contractor or Self-performing GC, you do not want to miss out on this essential guide!

article thumbnail

HS2 contracts come under tighter government scrutiny

Construction Law

Cost plus contracts are expected to come under a harsh spotlight in a review of HS2’s soaring costs to be carried out by cost consultants Gardiner & Theobald (G&T). Meanwhile, HS2 contract awards and changes will come under increased government scrutiny, according to rail and HS2 minister Huw Merriman. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details.

article thumbnail

Pentagon 9/11 Memorial Visitor Center Receives Key Design Approval

ENR Construction

Construction is slated to begin after completion of nearby work at Arlington National Cemetery.

article thumbnail

ENR Midwest Taps Ray Kowalik as Legacy Award Winner for 2024

ENR Construction

This blog will comment on all matters related to design and construction in the Midwest.

Design 74
article thumbnail

Design Approved for 9/11 Pentagon Memorial Visitor Center

ENR Construction

Construction is slated to begin after completion of nearby work at Arlington National Cemetery.

article thumbnail

Report: Optimism for Construction Growth in the Next Year Remains High

Research reveals 96% of respondents are very or fairly optimistic about their organization’s growth prospects for the next year. The InEight Global Capital Projects Outlook also finds over half see digital technology as the greatest growth opportunity. But these are only some of the findings. Don't be kept in the dark when it comes to the future. Read the report today!

article thumbnail

GSA Awards Contract to Convert Largest D.C. Building to Electric Power

ENR Construction

Johnson Controls wins contract to electrify 3.