Fri.Feb 09, 2024

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Finding the Best Boom Lift for Your Fleet

Construction Business Owner

Finding the Best Boom Lift for Your Fleet ccapoccia Fri, 02/09/2024 - 16:09 Boom lifts, or cherry pickers, give you the reach necessary to complete difficult indoor and outdoor tasks safely at height — even extreme height. But how do you choose between electric, hybrid and engine-powered? Which one is right for you?

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What is Intelligent Transportation System? Its Working and Advantages

The Constructor

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) represent the fusion of sensing, analysis, control, and communication technologies within ground transportation systems, aimed at augmenting safety, mobility, and efficiency. This multifaceted approach encompasses various applications designed to process and disseminate information, thereby alleviating congestion, refining traffic management, mitigating environmental impact, and enhancing transportation advantages for both commercial enterprises and [R

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November 2023 Industry Statistics

Construction Business Owner

November 2023 Industry Statistics ccapoccia Fri, 02/09/2024 - 16:24 The Construction Business Owner team compiles statistics each month from several sources, including the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the United States Census Bureau, to give you a better understanding of the current state of affairs for the construction industry. The statistics featured in each month's print issue are for three months prior to the publication of the magazine, based on the data available.

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Why and How Construction Companies Should Add a Recurring Revenue Business Model

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Viewpoint enables contractors to better manage their projects, processes and people, using the data gathered to lower risk and improve margins.

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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.

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3 Risks of Using AI in Construction

Construction Business Owner

3 Risks of Using AI in Construction ccapoccia Fri, 02/09/2024 - 16:16 The use of artificial intelligence is growing on construction jobsites. But without proper management, contractors won't make a return on their investment. Learn about three big AI risks and how to avoid them.

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What to Know About Bond Liability Before Selling Your Company

Construction Business Owner

What to Know About Bond Liability Before Selling Your Company ccapoccia Fri, 02/09/2024 - 15:37 Contractors selling their business may learn the hard way that not all liability can be easily transferred. Learn some steps that can help mitigate these risks.

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Skanska’s Q4 profits tumble 73% due to property market

Construction Dive

As U.S. construction helped bolster the Swedish builder’s balance sheet, the states’ poor commercial property market and return-to-office rates had negative impacts.

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How to Position Yourself for Success in 2024

Construction Business Owner

How to Position Yourself for Success in 2024 ccapoccia Fri, 02/09/2024 - 14:00 A guide to strategic tax planning, credits and deductions affecting contractors in 2024.

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Disability and architecture: ADA and universal design at college campuses

BD+C

Disability and architecture: ADA and universal design at college campuses 0 qpurcell Fri, 02/09/2024 - 11:30 Higher Education To help people with disabilities feel part of the campus community, higher education institutions and architects must strive to create settings that not only adhere to but also exceed ADA guidelines. Higher Education University Buildings Designers Architects “It sounded like a semitruck was coming,” said Adam Wouk, manager of disability services at Joliet Junior College,

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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?

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6 Key Tactics for Branding a Construction Company

Construction Business Owner

6 Key Tactics for Branding a Construction Company ccapoccia Fri, 02/09/2024 - 15:10 Your brand is the soul of your business. Check out these six core branding strategies that will plant your brand’s boots firmly on the ground and make you the go-to builder in the business.

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Improving Productivity And Leadership Mentality As A Contractor

Contractor Bookkeeping

As a construction business owner, improving productivity is essential to your company's success. But you may often find yourself pulled in different directions by competing responsibilities. At some point, we all experience that. Classifying tasks and tackling the most time-consuming ones can feel daunting. But why is it so hard for us to start – or even finish – seemingly insignificant tasks?

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Take Full Advantage of Equipment Telematics

Construction Business Owner

Take Full Advantage of Equipment Telematics ccapoccia Fri, 02/09/2024 - 15:50 Today’s compact equipment is intelligent, capable of providing owners, fleet managers and machine operators with vital information that can help them manage their businesses more efficiently, increase jobsite productivity and avoid unnecessary downtime. Discover how to use telematics to optimize your business.

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Senators introduce bill to prevent use of algorithms to raise rent

Construction Dive

Construction industry news, trends and jobs for building professionals who want mobile-friendly content.

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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.

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How to Set Financial Targets to Achieve Business Goals

Construction Business Owner

How to Set Financial Targets to Achieve Business Goals ccapoccia Fri, 02/09/2024 - 13:22 The key to building a successful construction business: knowing and managing your numbers. You can’t bid projects right unless you know your job costs, production rates, actual overhead and profit goal. You can’t stay on budget unless you know, update and track your job costs on a regular basis during the performance of building a project.

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National Lab Pilots 'Cooperative Construction' Contracts Approach

ENR Construction

National Renewable Energy Laboratory procurement experts saw commonalities with how projects were successfully procured for the 2012 London Olympics.

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Confronting the ‘Arranged Marriage’ of Business Partnerships

Construction Business Owner

Confronting the ‘Arranged Marriage’ of Business Partnerships ccapoccia Fri, 02/09/2024 - 13:37 All relationships, whether business or personal, require “maintenance” for ensured long-term success.

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Preparing and protecting facilities from flood risks

Construction Specifier

Photo courtesy iStock By Kimberly Kilroy, PE, RRC, CDT and Peter Spanos, PE, CFM, LEED AP As sea level continues to rise and weather patterns become more severe and less predictable, flood mitigation is becoming a critical part of new construction design and existing building renovations and maintenance. Whether the motivation is building code compliance, building protection and performance, or insurance premium reductions, it is necessary for facility owners and managers to address flood risk a

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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!

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5 Critical Clauses Contractors Should Know

Construction Business Owner

5 Critical Clauses Contractors Should Know ccapoccia Fri, 02/09/2024 - 14:31 In this second installment on the allocation of risk between general contractors and developers in construction contracts, we’ll explore five critical general contract clauses contractors should know.

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Dallas bucks national office construction slump

Construction Dive

Dallas leads the county in office space under construction, according to commercial real estate services firms Cushman & Wakfield and CBRE.

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Examining Phantom Stock

Construction Business Owner

Examining Phantom Stock ccapoccia Fri, 02/09/2024 - 14:22 How phantom stock, a contract between a company and recipients of phantom shares, affects a company's bottom line.

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National Building Museum Explores Built Environment Through Children's Books

ENR Construction

Building Stories exhibit in D.C. museum connects visitors to engineering, architecture and construction through literature.

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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!

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Selling Your Business in the Long Haul

Construction Business Owner

Selling Your Business in the Long Haul ccapoccia Fri, 02/09/2024 - 14:46 How to navigate a prolonged company sale and extended due diligence.

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National Energy Lab Pilots 'Cooperative Construction' Contracting

ENR Construction

Agency procurement experts saw commonalities with how projects were successfully contracted for the 2012 London Olympics.

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HS2 slammed for failure to provide value for money

Construction Law

The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee says that HS2 now represents very poor value for money and neither the Department for Transport (DfT) or HS2 Ltd knows what the final benefits of the project will be. Costs have continued to escalate and neither the DfT or HS2 know how much the project will now cost, a PAC report says. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details.

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Georgia World Congress Center Authority Named ENR Southeast's 2024 Owner of the Year

ENR Construction

The Georgia World Congress Center Authority, North America's largest combined sports, entertainment and event center, is ENR Southeast's 2024 Owner of the Year.

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Discover 7 Ways to Cut Construction Inefficiencies

Construction sites are often just-barely-controlled chaos. Without clear coordination, you risk everything from clashes to delays, cancellations, and missed deadlines. Get the free eBook & learn how to solve the biggest challenges in construction!

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Government urged to scrap tax cut plans and increase public investment

Construction Law

A report from independent think tank the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) has urged the government to boost public investment rather than implement ‘tax giveaways’. 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.

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2023's Top Starts: ENR Southeast Ranks the Region's Largest Projects

ENR Construction

The 25 largest projects to break ground last year will be featured in ENR Southeast's March 25 edition. Here's a look at the preliminary rankings.

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Construction Law latest print issue published

Construction Law

Our first issue of Construction Law print version will be landing on subscriber’s desks around now, with the usual blend of insight, analysis and news vital to anyone involved in the legal and contractural aspects of the industry. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details.

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