HUD Jumpstarts PACE Financing for Homes

Green Building Law Update

Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Veterans Affairs released new guidance, changing their previous positions, now widely allowing residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing. Last week the U.S.

5 Ways Equipment Financing is Empowering Small Construction Businesses

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Financing Confidence Drops

Construction Equipment

Confidence in the equipment-finance market dropped slightly in July, according to the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation). Its July 2018 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) was 62.8 in July, easing from the June index of 66.2.

Construction Equipment Finance Activity Increases

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According to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) 2018 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity, construction equipment Leasing activity for construction equipment acquisitions increased in 2017 as a portion of all leasing, according to a newly released study of the industry.

Financing Optimism

Construction Business Owner

The construction industry was undoubtedly one of the hardest-hit segments during the Great Recession, due in part to years of minimal new construction projects, a drastic halt in the homebuilding industry and a significant hit to the unemployment rate.

D.O.E. Updates Better Buildings Financing Navigator

Constructor Magazine

DOE has recently updated an online tool that easily connects users to proven approaches and professional connections for financing renewable energy projects

New Finance VP at Uponor

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Reutter served as the vice president of Finance for Ecolab’s Global Healthcare business, leading a team throughout U.S. and Europe

ELFA March Monthly Leasing & Finance Index Up 18%

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The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25) , w

DOE releases updated version of Better Buildings Financing Navigator

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Department of Energy recently introduced Better Buildings Financing Navigator Version 2.0. The improved, updated online tool connects users to proven approaches and professional connections needed to finance energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. The U.S.

Global cement giant Lafarge charged with financing terror

Construction Dive

French firm Lafarge allegedly endangered employees and paid terror groups to be able to keep its operations in Syria running

5 Ways Equipment Financing is Empowering Small Construction Businesses

Construction Informer

Small construction businesses can often get 100% equipment financing, eliminating the down payment, and freeing up cash, according to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA). Construction FinanceGoogle+. Most small businesses need equipment in order to operate and grow, and each business must decide on an acquisition strategy that is right for it.

Equipment Finance Market Softens: EFLA

Construction Equipment

Confidence in the equipment finance market eased this month, according to the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation October 2015 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market is 58.7,

New Website Demystifies Construction Equipment Financing

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Most businesses require equipment in order to operate and grow, and for a majority of businesses, equipment financing is a key acquisition strategy. Finance Industry

Equipment Finance Industry Grows 7%, ELFA Reports

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) released its 2015 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA) reporting new business volume grew 6.7 percent in the equipment finance industry in 2014.

Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Confidence Eases Further in May

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the May 2018 Monthly Confidence Inde

Monthly Confidence Index For Equipment Finance Industry Highest In Four Years

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Monthly Confidence Index For Equipment Finance Industry Highest In Four Years appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Over the next six months, will your company increase or decrease spending on business development activities?".

Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Confidence Holds Firm in October

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the October 2017 Monthly Confidence Inde

Find Equipment Financing That Fits

Construction Business Owner

This article discusses ways to identify and overcome each pain point for an easier equipment financing process—?no When it comes to buying equipment for your construction company, there are several steps in the process. With these steps come pain points.

March Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Confidence Index Eases

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation has released the March 2018 Monthly Confidence Index for the E

ELFA Monthly Leasing and Finance Index: September Up 12%

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The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), w

Top 5 Equipment Financing Problems

Construction Business Owner

For contractors, financing is a key step to securing the equipment needed to keep their businesses running. In spite of this, for those looking to finance equipment, the process can often be difficult and confusing

Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Confidence Higher in November

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the November 2017 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) today.

Wicked Solutions - Procurement and Finances

Collaborative Construction

Public private partnerships (P3s) and public projects involving public bonds as all or a portion of the financing mechanism represent two novel and complex funding mechanisms that need more attention in the future. The Wicked Series in AUGIWorld Magazine continues in March and April with articles addressing IPD Procurement Programs and Wicked Financial Solutions. The procurement article will appear in the March issue and the financial solutions article will appear in the April issue.

Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Confidence Higher in August

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The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) released the August 2017 Mon

Equipment Financing Means Flexible Solutions For Business Needs

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Sutton, CAE, President and CEO of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association. That’s why it has never been more important for startups and small businesses to understand their options for financing the equipment needed to operate and grow their businesses. By William G.

Scatec Solar Gets Financing For Solar Plant In Utah

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Scatec Solar Gets Financing For Solar Plant In Utah appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. When operational by the end of 2015, the plant will be Utah''s largest solar energy generation facility.

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Plan for Growth with Equipment Financing

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Know the right questions to ask when you finance equipment

July's Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry at 63.5

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The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the July 2017

On-The-Spot Financing Promises New Revenue Streams for Contractors

Construction Informer

He ended up with GreenSky, a firm offering point of sale financing. Finance When Charles Clemons with Bath Fitter of Chattanooga went looking for a loan partner to qualify customers on the spot, he wanted a company that didn’t have a lot of hassles and one that would help him close business with three major categories of customers.

ELFA Monthly Leasing and Finance Index: June Up 5% YTD

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s ( ELFA ) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for June was $9.8

Financing options can help home improvement contractors make more money

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Research shows that more than 50 percent of all home improvement projects over $5,000 require financing, according to the Certified Contractors Network. Mike Fredricks, Fortiva Retail Credit.

USDOT Launches Innovative Infrastructure Financing Tool

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Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that four transit projects in the Seattle area could receive up to nearly $2 billion in financing through an innovative infrastructure financing tool created by the Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau

Equipment Finance: Industry Outlook

Construction Business Owner

How 2014 shapes up for nonresidential construction businesses will likely be two different stories, depending on whether the business focuses on public or private construction projects.

ELFA Specifies 5 Equipment Finance Factors for Small Businesses

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) highlights five key benefits that make equipment finance an advantageous option for small businesses

Solving Working Capital Challenges with Supply Chain Financing

Construction Business Owner

Payment terms are lengthening in nearly every industry as buyers seek to make the best use of their capital, and construction is no exception. Project owners are implementing longer payment terms, which is especially challenging for the subcontractors performing the work

Equipment Finance Sector Records $6.9B in January

Construction Equipment

Overall new business volume in the equipment finance sector was up 10 percent in January, compared to January 2017, according to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index.

Equipment Finance Confidence Index Eases

Construction Equipment

Confidence in the equipment finance market is 70.7, in March, according to the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation''s April 2015 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI down from the four-year high of 72.1

The Final Tax Bill Saved a Pillar of Construction Finance

ENR Construction

In addition to pass-through exemptions and scuttling the alternative minimum tax, the law contained another, less-noticed victory for industry

Equipment Leasing, Finance Grows in August but Down for 2016

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index showed a 12 percent increase in new-business volume in August compared to August 2015. The Index reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector. Volume as $7.7 billion, up 10 percent from July. Year to date, cumulative new business volume is down 6 percent compared to 2015. Credit approvals totaled 76.9

Canada Woos Private Money To Finance More Public Works

ENR Construction

The Liberal Trudeau government’s proposal to harness private investment dollars for public-works projects through a national infrastructure bank is being praised as a good first step, but the devil will be in the details, industry experts caution