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.

HR, Finance and Accounting Professionals: Learn How to Work Smarter Not Harder at Collaborate 2018

John Chaney

HR, Finance and Accounting Professionals: Learn How to Work Smarter Not Harder at Collaborate 2018. Not a HR, finance or accounting professional? In the construction industry, no two days are ever alike.

Project Readiness Quiz: Is Your Company Prepared?

John Chaney

Five minutes — that’s all it takes to see if your projects are ready for today’s modern demands. Take the quiz below! Note: This quiz was originally created for contractors in the Australia, New Zealand and Asia-Pacific markets.

5 Ways Equipment Financing is Empowering Small Construction Businesses

Construction Informer

The post 5 Ways Equipment Financing is Empowering Small Construction Businesses appeared first on Construction Informer Blog - Construction Blog with Information, News, and Commentary. Construction Finance Trending construction equipmentGoogle+.

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.

How New Technology Can Help Construction Finance Pros

Contractor Magazine

CFOs should partner with their IT teams to modernize their back-office systems, and prepare to handle a flood of data from the field

Finance Confidence Index Higher in August

Construction Equipment

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

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.

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

Construction Informer

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

D.O.E. Updates Better Buildings Financing Navigator

Contractor Magazine

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

ELFA March Monthly Leasing & Finance Index Up 18%

Construction Equipment

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

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.

New Finance VP at Uponor

Contractor Magazine

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

DOE releases updated version of Better Buildings Financing Navigator

BD+C

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.

Construction Equipment Finance Activity Increases

Construction Equipment

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.

State of the Construction Industry: February Roundup

John Chaney

Technology Aiding Construction Finance Professionals. Deployed strategically, new tools can help construction finance teams resolve many challenges,” the article notes.

Monthly Confidence Index For Equipment Finance Industry Highest In Four Years

Business Facilities Blog

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?".

P3 Inks Deal for Detroit-Windsor Bridge Project Financing

ENR Construction

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.

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

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

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.

Contractor Loans: An Expert's Guide On How To Finance Your Business

Contractor Bookkeeping

Today's Guest Article Is From Chad Otar. Running a contractor operation takes a pretty special individual, especially since there are going to be so many different moving parts with each and every project your contracting outfit takes on.

Equipment Financing Means Flexible Solutions For Business Needs

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

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.

ELFA Monthly Leasing and Finance Index: September Up 12%

Construction Equipment

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

Morocco's Wind Energy Project Secures Financing

ENR Construction

Siemens Gamesa will supply blades and towers from its new and factory, recently commissioned at Tangier in Morocco

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.

Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Confidence Higher in August

Construction Equipment

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

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

Scatec Solar Gets Financing For Solar Plant In Utah

Business Facilities Blog

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.

Utah 95

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.

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!

Unbilled Costs Remain in Tutor Perini's Finances

ENR Construction

Tutor Perini is struggling to shake off long-running concerns over the hundreds of millions in unbilled costs that have been on the contractor’s balance sheet for years

5 Critical Construction Project Reports your System Should Pull Without Fuss

John Chaney

A strong system will provide you with tools to calculate asset accounting, depreciation, finance and operating leases. 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.

Finance for Landscaping Business Owners of all Sizes, Part 1

Green Industry Professionals

The first piece of the finance puzzle starts with understanding the mechanics of money

Plan for Growth with Equipment Financing

Construction Business Owner

Know the right questions to ask when you finance equipment

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

Construction Equipment

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

How Interstate Electrical Services Became a Leader in Lean Construction

John Chaney

Because you will be collecting data from every department within the organization, the Lean Leadership team should include members of the executive, administration, sales, finance and marketing teams, as well as representatives from the field teams. Editor’s note: The following blog post is an article by one of our clients, Billerica, Mass.-based based Interstate Electrical Services. The article originally ran in Construction Dive on Feb.