Is it Better to Lease or Buy Your Construction Equipment?

Construction Marketing Blog

Or is it smarter to lease it on an as needed basis? Pros and Cons of Leasing Construction Equipment. If a construction company or contractor has a more sporadic workload, leasing may be the best option when it comes to construction equipment.

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ELFA Equipment Leasing Index Up 13 Percent Y/Y

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The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Mont

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How Commercial General Contractors Can Help Improve Shopping Center Space for Lease

Commercial Construction

Many shopping centers owners have difficulty leasing or keeping consistent retail tenants in certain portions of their shopping mall. Englewood moved escalators to the corners of Westfield’s Fox Valley Mall in Aurora, Ill. to create better foot-traffic flow and help struggling retailers.

April New Business Leasing Up 8 Percent

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Ind

Equipment Leasing Rules Change

Construction Equipment

Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Confidence Reaches All-Time High

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation has released the January 2017 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). 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 executives from the $1 trillion equipment finance sector

Release the Lease

Construction Law Monitor

Just recently here at Wolfe Law Group , I had a client come to me with some ownership issues involving leases. Typically after a construction project is complete, especially in the commercial realm, there will be a lease of some type.

March New Leasing Volume Up 10 Percent Year-over-year,

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 March was $8.9

Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Confidence Higher in August

Construction Equipment

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

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

The Big Question: Rent, Lease or Buy?

Construction Business Owner

Ask these 10 questions to determine whether to rent, lease or buy equipment

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.

A new lease on life for The Gin at the Co-Op District

BD+C

Residing on Farley Street in downtown Hutto, Texas, the Hutto Cotton and Grain Co-Op served its namesake community for close to a century. Then, at the turn of the 21 st century, Hutto’s population exploded, urging major urban expansion.

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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. Volume as $7.7 billion, up 10 percent from July. The Index reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $1 trillion equipment finance sector. Year to date, cumulative new business volume is down 6 percent compared to 2015. Credit approvals totaled 76.9

Power Transmission Line Gets New Lease on Life

ENR Construction

The developer of the Grain Belt Express—a 780-mile, $2-billion high-voltage direct-current transmission line to deliver renewable energy from Kansas to Indiana—has applied to the Missouri Public Service Commission for approval to cross the state

Lend Lease builds world's tallest timber apartment building

BD+C

Construction giant Lend Lease recently put the finishing touches on Forté, a 10-story apartment complex in Melbourne, Australia's Victoria Harbour that was built entirely with cross laminated timber (CTL) technology. The $11 million complex is the world's tallest timber-framed apartment building and the first CTL-framed project in Australia. read more.

How green leases benefit owners and tenants

BD+C

Green leases, also called energy-aligned leases, have been gaining more adherents since they were introduced to the market about 10 years ago. Traditional leases tend to create disincentives for landlords and tenants to invest in more efficient systems and equipment They are effective tools to ensure that both landlords and tenants benefit from energy and water efficiency building upgrades.

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

Georgia-Pacific Signs Leasing Deal In Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Business Facilities Blog

Goodman Birtcher signs one of the largest logistics leasing deals in the past 10 years in Southern California with Georgia-Pacific taking 1.6 Georgia-Pacific Signs Leasing Deal In Rancho Cucamonga, CA appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

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Green Leases 101 : Green Building Law Update

Green Building Law Update

Amazon could be leaning toward Boston for new HQ2

Construction Dive

The company's leasing efforts in the seaport city mimic the first phase of its HQ2 plan

The World’s Greenest Commercial Building Now Leasing for Spring 2013 Opening

Jetson Green

With the first floor already leased to the International Living Future Institute and the University of Washington Integrated Design Lab, the remaining five floors of this 50,000 square foot green building are now available to lease in advance of its planned opening this spring.

Revolutionizing the standard green lease

BD+C

As more building owners, managers, and tenants incorporate environmental stewardship and sustainability into their real estate operations, the concept of green leasing has moved into the mainstream. A green lease is a lease for a commercial or public building that incorporates an agreement between a landlord and a tenant as to how a building is to be occupied, operated, and managed in a sustainable way.

Confidence in Equipment Leasing Market Drops 10.5 Percent

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) released its February Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) that shows confidence in the equipment financing sector dropped from January's 54.0

ELFA Release January Leasing and Finance Index

Construction Business Owner

February 26, 2013) — 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 $725 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for January was $5.9 WASHINGTON, D.C.

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Monthly Confidence Index For Equipment Finance Industry Highest In Four Years

Business Facilities Blog

Archives Articles By Topic Contributed Columns Executive Analysis Featured Post Manufacturing Online Features Economic Indicators Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation MCI-EFI Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

ELFA: October New Business Up 4 Percent Year to Date

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA ) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (ML

Critics Blast Obama Plan to Limit Leasing in Arctic Refuge

ENR Construction

Plan would designate 12.3 million acres of refuge as wilderness area. Policy

ELFA July New Business Volume Up 13 Percent Y2Y

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (ML

DOE Releases Green Lease Website, and More Musings on the Split Incentive "Problem"

Green Building Law Blog

The Department of Energy and several interesting partners (both BOMA and NRDC, for example) have launched a website consolidating green lease resources. A number of public agency versions of leases, as well as some guidance documents are included. Much is made of green leases, and the "split incentive problem" that is seen as a barrier to green building, and which green leases are designed to address.

Equipment Lease Finance Industry Confidence Increases in January

Construction Business Owner

Washington, DC, (January 23, 2013) - The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the January 2013 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). 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 executives from the $725 billion equipment finance sector

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

Lend Lease Starts Construction on Trump International Hotel in D.C.

Construction Superintendent Magazine

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Lend Lease has been selected by The Trump Organization to provide construction management services for Trump International Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Survey of Economic Activity: Monthly Leasing and Finance Index

Construction Superintendent Magazine

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Monthly Leasing and Finance Index, which reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the $827-billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for July was $7.8

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Leasing Equipment in Louisiana? How To Protect Your Lien Claim

Construction Law Monitor

You are in the business of leasing heavy equipment to contractors. There is likely no answer for you under the lien law – unless you filed a notice of lease agreement with the owner within the appropriate time frame. must “deliver a copy of the lease to the owner not more than ten days after the movables are first placed at the site of the immovable for use in the work.” Think Different To Send Notices of Lease Easily.

Smart Leasing

Construction Business Owner

A common trait of successful construction companies is the ability to manage risk and minimize the effects of uncontrollable conditions. However, not all adverse jobsite conditions can be mitigated. So, many businesses, construction and otherwise, develop financing relationships beyond banks to add stability to their operations

BP's Lower 48 Business Will Establish New Headquarters in Denver

ENR Construction

BP will lease top two floors at Trammell Crow’s Riverview at 1700 Platte