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Traditional Facilities Construction Cost Management Failure – Repair, Reno, Maintenance, and New Builds

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Traditional construction cost management remains problematic for most real property owners. Traditional Construction Cost Management Failure.

8 Different Types of Pitched Roof

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What is a pitched roof? Definition: A pitched roof is a roof with two sloping sides that meet at a ridge. A pitched roof refers to a particular roof which consists of a sloped surface or can have those surfaces that have an angle of over 20 degrees. Types of pitched roof 1. Mono-Pitch Roof […].

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Myths vs. Facts: Fix and Flip Loans In Texas

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Introduction Although hard money loans in Texas have been around for quite some time, there are still some negative notions surrounding them. Hence, in this article, we’ll try to find … Myths vs. Facts: Fix and Flip Loans In Texas Read More ».

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Sizing Up Compact Track Loaders for Optimal Performance

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Sizing Up Compact Track Loaders for Optimal Performance. ccapoccia. Wed, 11/30/2022 - 12:43.

The Ultimate Free Guide to Construction Project Management Software

Spreadsheets and in-house tools can no longer manage the sophistication and the demand for data of modern construction. Our free buyer’s guide will help you identify what construction software you need and the key features you should be looking for.

Construction Job Openings Decreased By 52,000 in October

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Despite a decline in the number of industry job openings, 4.6% of all construction positions are still unfilled. Construction Data

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Can Homebuyers Expect a More Balanced Market in 2023?

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Can Homebuyers Expect a More Balanced Market in 2023? ldeakins. Wed, 11/30/2022 - 10:34. After years of unprecedented price volatility and historic hurdles for homebuyers, market experts say more stability is expected in 2023.

Federal Judge OKs Interim Manager for Jackson, Miss., Water System

ENR Construction

Veteran engineer and municipal environmental manager Ted Henifin will manage city's troubled drinking water system, while local and federal officials negotiate a consent decree

This New England Nonprofit Is Creating a Market for Repurposed Building Materials

Pro Builder

This New England Nonprofit Is Creating a Market for Repurposed Building Materials. ldeakins. Wed, 11/30/2022 - 10:40. Massachusetts-based EcoBuilding Bargains sells eco- and budget-friendly building materials, each with their own unique history.

UK Invests $815M in Sizewell C Nuclear Project in China Buyout

ENR Construction

Government spend indicates UK push for nuclear power in energy transition, taking stake in company building 3.3 GW project equally with French state controlled Electricité de France

The Ultimate Procurement Software Buyer’s Guide

With so many procurement solutions to choose from, it can be overwhelming without a frame of reference and a solid starting point. This free buyer’s guide is a must for anyone wanting to solve procurement or vendor management pain points.

Mortgage Rates, Refinance Demand Post Consecutive Declines

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Mortgage Rates, Refinance Demand Post Consecutive Declines. ldeakins. Wed, 11/30/2022 - 10:45. Mortgage rates fell for the third straight week over the Thanksgiving holiday, but despite a glimmer of price relief for borrowers, refinance demand followed a similar trajectory.

nPlan Promises Better Risk Management Through AI for $11B UK Rail Project

ENR Construction

nPlan's AI project risk management is being used on an $11-billion UK rail program. The company is looking to eventually replace traditional construction risk-prediction methods.

How One New York Program Is Giving New Life to Architectural Mock-Ups

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How One New York Program Is Giving New Life to Architectural Mock-Ups. ldeakins. Wed, 11/30/2022 - 10:51. New York-based Testbeds is reusing visual and performance construction mock-ups in community gardens to divert them from landfills.

The Transformational Potential of Non-Metallic Materials

ENR Construction

Non-metallic materials, such as glass-reinforced polymer rebar, have the potential to eventually help decarbonize construction

Stop Making These Mistakes and Start Scaling Your Specialty Contractor Business

Anything that is built on a poor foundation will soon crumble from the ground up. This is literally the case in the construction stage of projects and it applies just the same during the pre-construction stage. This free eBook is your ultimate guide to scaling your business with customizable software as early as during the bidding stage.

Case-Shiller House Price Index Reveals Steep September Declines

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Case-Shiller House Price Index Reveals Steep September Declines. ldeakins. Wed, 11/30/2022 - 10:57. Despite persistent annual growth, the September Case-Shiller National House Price Index (HPI) revealed significant home price declines in some overheated housing markets .

Korea's LG Chem To Build Largest U.S. Battery Cathode Plant

ENR Construction

Firm will invest $3.2B in Clarksville, Tenn., factory with production target of 120,000 tons of cathode material a year by 2027, but no contractor selections disclosed

Seeking Bipartisan Solutions for the Housing Affordability Crisis

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Seeking Bipartisan Solutions for the Housing Affordability Crisis. ibush. Wed, 11/30/2022 - 14:39. NAHB Policy Briefing | Housing is a bipartisan concern, with housing affordability a top-tier political issue; residential construction sees continuing labor shortage.

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Senate Panel Reviews Rollout of IIJA Funds

ENR Construction

Industry sees shortcomings in project review, Buy America provisions

The Specialty Contractor's Guide to Job Cost Accounting

Supply chain challenges and rising material costs are forcing specialty contractors to pay more for what they need to complete each job. Following a simple set of principles, this easy-to-follow guide can help you manage job costs, ease the pains of accounting, and run a more profitable businesses.

NAHB Chairman's Message: Proposal to Create Climate Risk Committee

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NAHB Chairman's Message: Proposal to Create Climate Risk Committee. ibush. Wed, 11/30/2022 - 16:18. NAHB will continue to be the housing industry’s voice regarding climate issues, with NAHB's Leadership Council recommending the creation of a new Climate Risk Committee.

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Construction Groups Say Rail Strike Would Disrupt Fragile Supply Chain

ENR Construction

The House of Representatives has passed a bill to avert a rail strike that would affect construction as well as other industries by Dec. 9, but the Senate must also pass it before the deadline.

Construction Economics for December 5, 2022

ENR Construction

ENR’s 20-city average cost indexes, wages and materials prices. Historical data and details for ENR’s 20 cities can be found at ENR.com/economics