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5 Ways to Tell if Your Construction Software is Breaking Your Heart — and How to Move On

John Chaney

Have you ever had a friend who was in a bad relationship? Their significant other is not treating them right and you are just watching and going crazy because you know they could do so much better!

Top 12 Crucial Elements Every Construction Business Website Needs To Generate More Ideal Clients

Contractor Bookkeeping

Whether someone found you via a referral, a word of mouth, or through the search engine results page, chances are not all of them will contact you instantly. Most likely, people will check and do an online research of your credentials and company’s credibility. That is what your website is for.

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Concrete Homes- Design Ideas and Benefits

The Constructor

Concrete homes are commonly constructed from concrete, but it is possible to use other materials in combination with concrete such as steel. Concrete. Building


2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year: Silver Award

Business Facilities Blog

A partnership between Japanese auto giants Mazda and Toyota brings a $1.6-billion automotive assembly plant to the Huntsville, AL region. Read: 2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year: Silver Award at

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You Can't Improve Construction Safety from Inside a Filing Cabinet

How mobile technology can mitigate risk, save money, and provide a competitive advantage.

Making Sense of the Construction Tax Landscape

John Chaney

One of the biggest challenges that contractors’ finance and accounting departments face is keeping up with all of the ever-changing tax regulations, incentives and procedures.

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What is Super-hydrophobic Cement? Applications and Advantages

The Constructor

What is Super-hydrophobic Cement? Super hydrophobic cement, which is also known as luminescent cement, is produced by modifying the structure of. Building Technology Guide Smart Materials

2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year: Gold Award

Business Facilities Blog

For excitement alone, we probably should call Amazon’s HQ2 the “Deal of the Century.” Jeff Bezos’ mega-project produced the first tie in the history of our annual competition. Read: 2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year: Gold Award at

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5 Critical Construction Project Reports your System Should Pull Without Fuss

John Chaney

The main reason construction businesses implement an integrated project management system is for the visibility that they can gain over every aspect of a project.

State cites sub for $12M of wage theft violations

Construction Dive

The California Labor Commissioner's Office claims that RDV Construction bounced paychecks and illegally deducted up to 25% from employees' pay

Hydrogel- How it Works, Applications, and Advantages

The Constructor

Rosiak and Yoshii define hydrogel as a crosslinked three-dimensional polymeric network structure, which can absorb and retain considerable amounts of. Building Technology Guide Smart Materials

Top 10 Countries, Regions For LEED Green Building

Business Facilities Blog

Mainland China topped USGBC'S list of global green building leaders outside the U.S., with more than 68 million gross square meters. Read: Top 10 Countries, Regions For LEED Green Building at

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The epic rise of industrialized construction


The construction industry is facing colliding forces that render our current trajectory wasteful, inefficient, and unsustainable. These include a widespread skilled labor shortage and industry productivity rates that continually fail to improve.

Pittsburgh Penguins Civic Arena site redevelopment could begin by fall

Construction Dive

The hockey franchise is moving on a long-stalled plan to add residential, office and entertainment space to its former stadium's 28-acre parcel

How to Win Construction Bid Proposals

Construction Business Owner

3 simple steps to winning construction bid proposals from expert Dan Taylor

BREAKING NEWS: Amazon Cancels Plans For NYC Headquarters

Business Facilities Blog

Amazon has released a statement announcing the company is canceling its plans for a New York City headquarters as part of its HQ2 project. Read: BREAKING NEWS: Amazon Cancels Plans For NYC Headquarters at

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Gensler designs Texas’ first full mass timber building


Once completed in July, Texas will have its first full mass timber building in the First United Bank building.

3 top contractors compete to build Los Angeles Clippers arena

Construction Dive

The NBA franchise is reportedly deciding between three teams to manage the project — AECOM-Turner, Mortenson-Clark and PCL Construction

Top 5 Challenges of Starting a GC Business

Contractor Magazine

While all new businesses face challenges, the construction industry faces specific challenges that business owners must be prepared for

2018 Economic Development Deal of the Year: Bronze Award

Business Facilities Blog

Detroit’s iconic Michigan Central Station will be restored to greatness as the centerpiece of Ford’s new 1.2 million-square-foot Corktown campus and mobility hub. Read: 2018 Economic Development Deal of the Year: Bronze Award at

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Investing in downtowns pays off for cities, regions


Cities and regions can generate profound lasting benefits through investment in downtowns and center cities, according to The Value of U.S. Downtowns and Center Cities: Second Edition report by the International Downtown Association (IDA

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First free-form 3D-printed house could be completed this year

Construction Dive

The home will break ground soon in Tennessee utilizing Branch Technology's cellular fabrication method for its "lattice-like matrix "

The History of Wolgast’s Construction Management Division

Wolgast Corporation Blog

Experts claim that a form of Construction Management (CM) construction delivery was used in ancient times as far back as the pyramids. However, according to Construction Management Association of America , CM became known as a distinctive construction delivery option in the 1960s 1.

2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year Honorable Mentions

Business Facilities Blog

With more than 40 projects to choose from in our 2018 Deal of the Year competition, our judges had to put in overtime to designate 10 worthy recipients of our Honorable Mentions. Read: 2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year Honorable Mentions at

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A healthier perspective: Office developers bet on wellness amenities to attract top-notch tenants


Last November, theMART in Chicago, whose 4.2

Companies look to partnerships to survive digital transformation

Construction Dive

To increase competitiveness, businesses are turning to the cloud, automation, AI and more, a study found, and relying heavily on relationships and feedback


The Best Construction Blog competition: Update

Construction Marketing Ideas

Below are the live results for the 2019 Best Construction Blog competition. Pole Barn Guru has powered ahead of Chicago mechanical contractor F.E. Moran with a surge of late Friday (Feb. 8) votes.

Southland Steel Investing $18M In Louisiana Expansion

Business Facilities Blog

The steel fabricator will create 70 new jobs with its second Louisiana site at the former Bradken foundry in Amite, Tangipahoa Parish. Read: Southland Steel Investing $18M In Louisiana Expansion at

Increasingly tech-enabled construction industry powers forward despite volatility


Strong construction momentum will easily carry through the first half of 2019, despite project margins facing pressure from all sides. JLL’s Construction Outlook finds robust U.S.

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Report: Elevator-related construction deaths on the rise

Construction Dive

The number of annual incidents doubled from 2003 to 2016, according to CPWR, which claims that most are preventable

The 20% Deduction Your Company Could Use in 2019

Construction Business Owner

Details of the 20% tax deduction your company could use in 2019, as set forth by the TCJA, here.


Global Machine Tool Manufacturer Moving U.S. HQ To North Carolina

Business Facilities Blog

Porta North America is expanding its operations with a North American Training Center for Flexible Production in Charlotte, NC. Read: Global Machine Tool Manufacturer Moving U.S. HQ To North Carolina at

Vancouver’s new office building will be a stack of reflective boxes


Located in a re-emerging district in Vancouver along West Georgia Street, 400 West Georgia will be a 25-story, 296-foot-tall office building

High stakes: State cannabis laws make contractors' obligations hazy

Construction Dive

Laws permitting medical and sometimes recreational marijuana present challenges for employers — not the least of which is finding workers who can pass a hiring or post-accident/incident drug test