5 Ways Equipment Financing is Empowering Small Construction Businesses

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Finance Confidence Index Higher in August

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

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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.

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

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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

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

5 Ways Equipment Financing is Empowering Small Construction Businesses

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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.

Monthly Equipment Finance Industry Index Jumps 12.9%

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The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) released the December 2016 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) today and reports a 12.9 percent increase from November's index of 54.6 percent. Designed to collect leadership data, the index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations for the future as reported by key executive

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

Viewpoint: US Infrastructure Finance Needs Disruption

ENR Construction

Studying each major party candidate’s infrastructure plans—good intentions notwithstanding—reminds me of what it must have been like to participate in military strategy debate in 1939: There is a depressing “fighting the last war” sense to the plans

USDOT Launches Innovative Infrastructure Financing Tool

Construction Equipment

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

Local Firm Wants to Finance, Design, Build Kansas City Airport Terminal

ENR Construction

A Kansas City-based engineering firm is proposing to finance, design and build a new $2.5-billion single terminal for the Missouri city’s airport, a project long sought by airport officials

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.

Ping An Finance Center officially becomes the fourth tallest building in the world

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The Ping An Finance Center, designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox, is officially complete according to the criteria established by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.

Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Confidence Higher in August

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

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

Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Confidence Remains Strong in March

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation released the March 2017 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) this week.

Wells Fargo Continues GE Commercial Distribution Finance Acquisitions

Green Industry Professionals

GE CDF is one of the largest inventory financing providers for distributors and manufacturers and specializes in lawn and garden equipment

Burns & McDonnell Seeks Finance Role on Kansas City Airport Terminal

ENR Construction

A Kansas City-based engineering firm is proposing to finance, design and build a new $2.5-billion single terminal for the Missouri city’s airport, a project long sought by airport officials

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

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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 Finance Industry Grows 7%, ELFA Reports

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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.

On wings of gold: Alternative financing schemes are propelling the high-flyin’ air terminals sector

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Cities and airport operators are using innovative schemes to finance ambitious terminal projects at U.S. airports. The ultimate goal: improved passenger satisfaction. The $4 billion renovation of New York City’s LaGuardia Airport is the first major U.S.

Multifamily green financing programs grew rapidly in 2016

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Multifamily green financing programs boomed in 2016, and are likely to continue to grow in 2017 , according to the president of Partner Energy. HUD, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac updated existing programs and/or introduced new programs with more attractive features during 2016. The result: Over $3.2 billion in green loans were funded by Freddie and Fannie—far more than in previous years

Unique Construction Company Financing Secrets Revealed

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Getting back to financing strategies for your contracting Company it will help if you understand the banking version of The Construction Specifications Institute. You Want Money; Banks Want To Lend Money, What''s The Problem? Think of all the times: You loaned money to a friend or relative.

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 Grows in August but Down for 2016

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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

Equipment Finance Sector New Business Volume Up in June

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Obama Seeks to Spark More Private Infrastructure Financing

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Plan includes a new DOT center to identify and surmount barriers to broader use of public-private partnerships. Policy

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Feds Step Up Quest for Private Infrastructure Financing

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DOT announces aid for projects as infrastructure "summit" sparks ideas to boost private investment. Policy

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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

World Bank, Investors Join in New Infrastructure Finance Plan

ENR Construction

Public-private Global Infrastructure Facility will start pilot phase this year, focusing on "climate friendly" or trade-boosting projects. Policy

Equipment Finance Index Remains at 60.2

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation’s December 2015 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) stands at 60.2, unchanged from the November index. December activity is strong as we traditionally experience a last-minute push to acquire equipment from procrastinators,” said Valerie Hayes Jester, President, Brandywine Capital Associates.

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

Confidence Reaches 6-Month High in Equipment Finance Industry

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation released the November 2014 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI), which indicates an overall confidence in the equipment finance market of 64.2.

The Ultimate Equipment Financing Cheat Sheet

Construction Business Owner

Every construction business owner gets to a point when a decision about new equipment must be made. There are many considerations, but one of the biggest is whether to lease or buy. Owners often wish for a cheat sheet to help them through the process

Michigan law provides local governments with flexible energy conservation financing

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A new Michigan law allows local governments to fund energy conservation projects with Tax-Exempt Lease Purchase (TELP) plans. . TELPs are not considered debt for local governments, making energy performance contracts that are paid back through annual energy and operational savings more attractive

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ELFA Monthly Leasing and Finance Index: January Down 12 %

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 January was $6.0