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Construction Equipment – Buy, Rent or Lease?

The Constructor

When mobilizing your construction equipment for a project site, the enigma whether to buy, rent or lease must be tackled in a very sane and judicious. Construction Engineering & Management Construction Equipments Tips buy construction equipment lease rent

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Maryland Expanding Green Building Thru Government Leases

Green Building Law Update

The Maryland Green Building Council recommended a broad and deep expansion of green building leasing by state government and the Maryland Department of General Services has agreed to enlarge what is a “high performance building” for the purposes of state government leasing. What the state continues to do is lease buildings and space within existing buildings, however despite a vibrant leasing program little of that space is actually green.

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Leasing Activity Continues Down

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25) showed new business volume for May was $6.7 billion, down 26 percent year-over-year from May 2019. Volume was down 18 percent month-to-month from $8.2 billion in April.

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Is it Better to Lease or Buy Your Construction Equipment?

Construction Marketing

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. In addition, since there are so many different types of construction equipment, only leasing the machines needed for a specific job for a set amount of time is a lot cheaper than buying all the different machines outright.

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Leasing Confidence Edges Up

Construction Equipment

An index measuring confidence in the equipment-leasing industry moved up in November to 56.1 The Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) is from the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation.

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New Leasing Index Down in November

Construction Equipment

Overall new leasing business was down 21 percent in November to $7.3 The numbers are part of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA billion, after posting $9.3 billion in October.

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E-Commerce, Logistics Signed Largest Warehouse Leases In 2018

Business Facilities

CBRE study found that last year, 61 of the largest 100 industrial leases in the U.S. Read: E-Commerce, Logistics Signed Largest Warehouse Leases In 2018 at BusinessFacilities.com. were completed by e-commerce companies and logistics firms.

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Leasing, Finance Volume Up in October

Construction Equipment

Overall new business volume for leasing and financing equipment was up in October compared to September, but down for the year compared to 2019, according to the Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25).

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Leasing Confidence Up: ELFF

Construction Equipment

The Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) is compiled by the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation. An index measuring confidence in the equipment-finance market increased in September to 56.5, up from 48.4 in August.

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Maine Court Upholds Leases for Paused $1B Hydropower Line

ENR Construction

Referendum halting $1-billion, 145-mile transmission line to connect Canadian hydropower to Massachusetts’ power grid did not nullify state land leases in its corridor, court said

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Leasing Index Shows 8% Decrease

Construction Equipment

The data are part of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA New business in the equipment finance sector totaled $7.4 billion in February, down 8 percent from January, but up 9 percent compared to February 2020. Cumulative new business volume is down 4 percent compared to 2020.

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Report: Real estate leasing will continue to expand in 2020

Construction Dive

The Commercial Real Estate Market Sentiment Survey found that medical space will outpace office and industrial leasing, but there are market red flags that could impact contractors building in these sectors

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What to Consider When Leasing Heavy Equipment

Construction Business Owner

What to Consider When Leasing Heavy Equipment. While the 2020 year-end has passed, leasing is still a viable option to consider Elizabeth Manning. Fri, 02/12/2021 - 07:32. Purchasing new equipment can be a big investment, no matter the business size.

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Covid Causing Deferrals of Lease Payments: Study

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation reported that 95 percent of respondents in the equipment leasing industry have offered payment deferrals. The July Covid-19 Impact Survey of the Equipment Finance Industry covered July 1-11, and 77 leasing executives responded.

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

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Monthly Leasing and Finance Index showed its overall new business volume for March was $10.6 billion, up 14% year-over-year from new business volume in March 2021. Volume was up 49% month-to-month from $7.1 billion in February.

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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. Many times owners will complete the construction project and then get involve in complex leases with tenants. The Louisiana Civil Code has an entire section on leases which starts with article 2668.

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Leasing Activity Falls in November

Construction Equipment

New business volume among equipment financing companies fell 3 percent in November from year-earlier numbers, reports the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association.

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Virgin Trains affiliate strikes lease deal for SoCal high-speed rail to Las Vegas

Construction Dive

DesertXpress Enterprises LLC will pay California $842,000 each year to lease the right of way on Interstate 15. Meanwhile, the California High-Speed Rail Authority's $100 billion bullet train project has appeared to have stalled

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Covid Looms Over Leasing Outlook

Construction Equipment

Although the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25) was up over 2019 numbers in February, association leaders caution that Covid will “put a damper” on growth in coming months. Separately, the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation’s

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Leasing Index Increases for December

Construction Equipment

The Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) ticked up in December, according to the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation.

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What to Know about Lease Hold Improvements for Your Business

Wolgast Corporation

Lease Hold Improvements. Lease language can be long, tedious, and yet full of important details. If there aren’t already those permissions included, then lease hold improvements can be negotiated when you renew your lease. Office Remodel (Part II).

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Leasing Business Up in July: ELFA

Construction Equipment

billion in June, reports the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25). Overall business volume in the equipment finance sector grew 3 percent in July to $9.1 billion, up from $8.9

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Leasing Business Falls 33%: Finance Group

Construction Equipment

The Monthly Leasing and Finance Index uses Overall new business volume for January was $8.1 billion, a 33 percent drop from $12.1 billion in December, according to a measure of economic activity from 25 companies in the equipment finance sector.

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Leasing Volume Up 28 Percent over 2019

Construction Equipment

January new business volume was up 28 percent over January 2019, according to the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25).

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ELFA Equipment Leasing Index Up 13 Percent Y/Y

Construction Equipment

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

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More Time Given for Lease Accounting Changes

Construction Equipment

Certain private companies, nonprofits, and tax-exempt organizations that lease equipment have been given an important advantage in implementing new accounting rules—more time.

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Leasing Business Jumps 24% in September

Construction Equipment

Overall new business volume in the equipment-finance sector rose 24 percent in September to $8.7 billion, compared to $7.0 billion in August. Compared to September 2019, volume was down 13 percent. Additionally, credit approvals totaled 72.9 percent, up from 71.0 percent in August. The data comes

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New Leasing Volume Drops 23%: ELFA

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 $900 billion equipment finance sector, showed their overall new business volume for August was $7.0

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Deere Turns to Leasing: Analysis

Construction Equipment

The Wall Street Journal analyzed federal transaction records and suggests John Deere is buying new farm and construction equipment and leasing it to customers in order to combat lagging new-equipment sales. The transaction analysis revealed that more than one-third of financed purchases are being

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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.

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The Impact of ASC 842 – The New Lease Standard Is Here

Construction Business Owner

The Impact of ASC 842 – The New Lease Standard Is Here. It is time for contractors to get serious about the new accounting lease standard. 02 ASC 842 Leases, the new lease accounting standard issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). Lease.

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April New Business Leasing Up 8 Percent

Construction Equipment

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

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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

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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

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Is leasing employees the answer to workers' comp, labor shortage issues?

Construction Dive

Small and midsize companies are finding success using employee leasing to reduce their employment risks as well as their administrative burdens

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UK Government Expands Offshore Oil Leases in North Sea

ENR Construction

The new Conservative government is offering as many as 100 new oil and gas exploration licenses in the North Sea, as it also ends a moratorium on shale gas extraction imposed three years ago

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Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Confidence Increases in August

Construction Equipment

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation reported that confidence in the equipment finance market was at 58.9, an increase from the July index of 57.9. When asked to assess their business conditions over the next four months, 16.7 percent of executives responding said they believe business

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Green Leasing Strategies Examined In New Report

Business Facilities

A new study from the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) reports that green leases have the potential to save the U.S. “Green leases address energy saving problems by aligning landlord and tenants incentives so that both win when the building is upgraded to be […]. Green Leasing Strategies Examined In New Report appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

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Green Leases 101 : Green Building Law Update

Green Building Law Update

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Equipment Leasing Rules Change

Construction Equipment

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