Cambridge Mixed-Income Tower Breaks Ground in Central Square

ENR Construction

A high-rise tower with mixed-income apartments will soon rise in Cambridge’s Central Square above existing brick and other low-rise buildings that harken back to earlier days

Unique High-Profit Contractors Count All Their Income

Contractor Bookkeeping

The Ripple Effect Of Not Counting All Your Income Happens When You Go To The Bank For A Loan. This Income or That Income doesn’t count. Play it straight, report all of your construction company income and if your QuickBooks setup is done right and the bookkeeping entries are clean more often than not you may get a big fat tax refund! You need to be able to show the bank that you have enough sales to pay back the loan.

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Sustainable Low-Income Housing Built in Tennessee

Jetson Green

The townhouses were designed to provide sustainable, low-income homes for the Chattanooga housing authority. Hefferlin + Kronenberg Architects have completed a project in Chattanooga, Tennessee called the Fairmont Avenue Townhomes.

Safer and Better Roof Alternative for Low Income Families

Jetson Green

Related Articles on Sustainable Low-Income Housing Built in Tennessee. Families from the poorest regions of the world more often than not cover their already lacking homes with corrugated metal roofs.

Low-income S House Closer to Mass Production

Jetson Green

A few months ago the firm Vo Trong Nghia Architects of Vietnam unveiled the prototype of the so-called S House, which was aimed at providing a decent and affordable home for low-income families.

Deere Income Falls in 2Q

Construction Equipment

Deere & Company’s net income in the second quarter ended April 30, 2014 was $980.7 For the first six months of 2014, net income attributable to Deere & Company was $1.662 billion compared with $1.734 billion last year

Oshkosh 3Q Income, Sales Drop

Construction Equipment

Oshkosh Corporation reported fiscal 2014 third quarter results, with overall sales and income dropping due to a decline in activity in the company''s defense segment. However, the company''s access equipment and commercial segment third quarter sales and income each increased year-over-year.

Low-income housing doesn’t lower neighborhood housing values


housing markets from 1996 to 2006 found that residential property values near low-income housing were not significantly impacted. . The study looked at more than 3,000 low-income housing projects and their surrounding neighborhoods. Home values within 2,000 feet of low-income housing projects were largely the same as homes between 2,000 and 4,000 feet from these projects An analysis by real-estate listing website Trulia in the 20 highest-priced U.S.

Collateral Damage

Business Facilities Blog

taxable income TCJAExperts are warning that the fine print in the new tax law may include some bad news for economic development initiatives and infrastructure projects. Read: Collateral Damage at

Navistar Q4 Revenues up 26 Percent to $2.6 Billion

Construction Equipment

Navistar International Corporation today announced a fourth quarter 2017 net income of $135 million, compared to a fourth quarter 2016 net loss of $34 million. Navistar reported net income of $30 million, versus a net loss of $97 million for fiscal year 2016

NALP Names New President

Green Industry Professionals

Contractor Brett Lemcke talks about his goals as incoming president of the National Association of Landscape Professionals

Arbor House in the Bronx Provides a Green Community for Low-Income Residents

Jetson Green

Built by Blue Sea Development, the eight-story building includes 124 apartments for low-income households, a rooftop hydroponic farm that provides fresh produce, and indoor and outdoor fitness areas to help promote exercise in an area with extreme obesity and asthma rates.

Deere Q3 Sales Up 16 Percent

Construction Equipment

Deere announced its third-quarter earnings today, showing a net income of $641.8 For the first nine months of fiscal 2017, net income attributable to Deere & Company was $1.649 billion, compared with $1.239 billion, for the same period last year

Turn investment income into tax-free income

Constructor Magazine

The higher the income tax rate the nicer the ring. Tax magic. Tax-free" always has a nice ring to it. The old top rate, at 35%, was bad enough. The current highest rate — 39.6% — has created a flurry of activity to legally avoid the tax. read more. Blackman Registered User

Deere Q4 Sales Up 23 Percent

Construction Equipment

reported fourth quarter 2017 net income of $510.3 For fiscal 2017, net income was $2.159 billion on sales of $29.738 billion, compared with $1.524 billion of income on $26.644 billion of sales in fiscal 2016. Deere & Co. million, up from $285.3 million in 2016.

Oshkosh Nearly Doubles 3Q Income

Construction Equipment

percent in 3Q 2013 compared to 3Q 2012 for Oshkosh, but net income increased 92 percent. billion, and net income was $148.4 Sales increased 2.1

Construction Industry Worries About Fiscal Cliff

ENR Construction

If negotiators fail to strike a deal, construction spending would be cut and many firms’ taxes on income and estates would climb. Policy

Sell or No-Sell: Design Firms Weigh Choices for Future Growth

ENR Construction

Diane Cho, a founder of a small Baltimore architect, and her partner, cold-called Carl Elefante, incoming president of the American Institute of Architects, when they heard through the grapevine that the 140-person firm of which he was a principal wanted to open an office there

States Test Alternative Road Funding

ENR Construction

As the incoming Trump administration looks for ways to fund its massive $1-trillion infrastructure plan, it could find answers by looking toward the states—in particular, Colorado, California and Oregon

Five Tips Every Entrepreneur Must Know about Budgeting Successfully

Green Industry Professionals

The tax treatment for your small business, various deductions and income classifications may change by next year

Commercial Construction Trends and Predictions for 2016

Commercial Construction

Likewise, many local and regional brands will capitalize on consumers having more disposable income for entertainment, and actively look for opportunities to expand outside their hometown market.

Construction Accounting Secrets For New Contractors

Contractor Bookkeeping

Regular Accounting the language is Income Minus Expenses Equals Net Profit. Construction Accounting is Income Minus Cost of Goods Minus Overhead Equals Net Profit. Construction Accounting Basics For Construction Contractors. Construction Accounting is not a natural mindset for Construction Contractors. Construction Accounting has own language. That simple little thing called Cost of Goods Sold is the primary difference between Regular Accounting and Construction Accounting.


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Mahesh Ramanujam named incoming CEO of U.S. Green Building Council

Constructor Magazine

Green Building Council (USGBC) Board of Directors announced today that USGBC’s Chief Operating Officer Mahesh Ramanujam has been named incoming Chief Executive Officer. The U.S.

New Executive Director joins PHCC’s Quality Service Contractors

Constructor Magazine

Lawrence Leonard, CAE, CMP, has joined PHCC—National Association’s Quality Service Contractors (QSC) as its incoming executive director. read more. Management Plumbing

Komatsu Q2 Sales Dip 19%

Construction Equipment

Net income fell to $271 million (32.6 Komatsu stated that full-year net income will likely fall 10 percent to 138 billion yen, while operating profit is likely to slip 8.7 Komatsu reported a 19 percent decline in second-quarter revenue due to slump in mining sales.

World Bank: 2014 Public-Private Infrastructure Investment Hit $107.5B

ENR Construction

Brazil accounted for largest share among 139 low- and middle-income countries, with $44.2 billion. Business Management

Terex "in Transition" Says CEO on Q2 Numbers

Construction Equipment

Terex posted second quarter second quarter 2016 income from continuing operations of $109.6 billion compared to income from continuing operations of $75.9 million related to merger and divestiture activities, income from continuing operations was $70.2

Slash your taxable income by $1.2 million

Constructor Magazine

Tell him the amount of his income tax bill (after he was originally thrilled by a great profitable year). for taxable income over $400,000 if single, $450,000 if married. Want to make a grown man cry? For the year 2013 there is an unbelievable increased top rate — 39.6% read more. Blackman Registered User

Komatsu Income, Sales Rise in 3Q

Construction Equipment

announced its third-quarter financial results for its fiscal year ending March 31, 2015, reporting gains in income and sales. For the quarter, net income rose to 38.5 Komatsu Ltd. billion yen ($326 million), up 5.5 percent from 3.65 billion yen ($309 million) a year earlier. Sales totaled 494 billion yen ($4.1 billion), rising 6.4 percent from the same period the year prior. Net sales in North America for the first nine months of FY2014 totaled 227 billion yen ($1.9 billion), a 12.7

Use GPS Fleet Tracking to Surprise Your Bottom Line

Construction Informer

Hall For construction companies, finding ways to reduce costs and improve income is always a top priority. Google+. GPS fleet tracking offers construction companies more control over vehicle and equipment costs. Discover these five advantages. By Robert J.

New trend eases parking requirements for U.S. cities


In New York, the city eliminated parking requirements for low-income, “inclusionary” (with some units going to low- or middle-income families), and affordable senior housing developments that are within a half-mile of mass transit In recent years, cities including New York, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Portland, Ore., and Fayetteville, Ark., have reduced or eliminated required parking spaces on major developments.

How to Keep Your Profit Wheel Spinning

Construction Business Owner

As a business coach, I see numerous contractor income statements every year. The No. 1 challenge many contractors face is profit shrinkage or profit margin fade. This recurring problem appears when final construction job cost comes in higher than the bid or contract project budget.

Donaldson Reports 1Q Rise in Sales, Income

Construction Equipment

Operating income was $92 million, representing a 25 percent increase from the same period in 2012. Donaldson Co. announced its financial results for its fiscal year 2014 first quarter, ended Oct. 31, 2013. Net sales totaled $599 million, a 2 percent increase from the same period in 2012. Net earnings rose 14 percent from the first quarter of 2012, totaling $62 million

Oshkosh Income Up in 1Q 2014

Construction Equipment

reported a fiscal 2014 first quarter net income of $54.9 Oshkosh Corp. million, compared to $46.3 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2013. . Consolidated net sales in the first quarter of fiscal 2014 were $1.53 billion, a decrease of 12.6 percent compared to the prior year first quarter. Higher sales in each of the company’s non-defense segments were more than offset by lower defense segment sales

Development team picked for largest Passive House project in North America


The mixed-use, mixed-income development calls for 241 housing units for low- and moderate-income families.

Oshkosh Corp. Income Up for 1Q 2013

Construction Equipment

reported fiscal 2013 first quarter net income of $46.2 Net income was $55.1 reported fiscal 2013 first quarter net income of $46.2 Net income was $55.1 Oshkosh Corp. million, compared to $38.9 million in 2012. million compared to $34.6 million in the first quarter of 2012. Consolidated net sales in the first quarter of fiscal 2013 were $1.76 billion, a decrease of 6.1 percent compared to the prior year first quarter due to a decline in defense segment sales.