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There can be many stressful factors when trying to meet deadlines in the workplace or on the jobsite. Working with your vendors shouldn’t be one of them. The right vendor can make your job easier and help your company succeed. The wrong one can cost you money, time and even customers. Nonetheless, there are several considerations in selecting suppliers of products and services. Luckily, we’re here to help. Read on to see our tips for recruiting best-in-class vendors.
Investigate potential vendors to ensure they are a reputable company. Consider their work experience and the number of years they’ve been in business. This isn’t to say a newcomer can’t do the job just as well, but something [Read more…] about Tips for Recruiting Best-in-Class Vendors
When you need to rent an office trailer, choosing the right provider is just as important as choosing the right building. Here are 5 tips for choosing the right office trailer provider.
Many companies promise on-time delivery. Few are willing to put their money where their mouth is. A company that [Read more…] about 5 Tips for Choosing the Right Office Trailer Provider
Like the weather across much of the country, construction is heating up this summer with good indicators for sustained growth. There’s no question that the last decade has been tumultuous for the construction sector. Both residential and non-residential building have had several ups and downs on the road to recovery from the recent recession. But with new opportunities on the horizon, there are several signs that construction is staged to come back strong in the second half of 2017 and beyond.
Perhaps the greatest indicator of growth is the Architecture Billings Index. According to the American Institute of Architects (AIA), June topped five consecutive months of increasing demand for architectural services. This initial activity suggests that more projects [Read more…] about 2017 Construction Mid-Year Outlook
Construction starts will increase by 5 percent over 2016 to $713 Billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics 2017 Construction Outlook. That’s all well and good, but the Dodge forecast was released in October 2016, before Donald Trump won the election. Now, with a Republican majority in the U.S. Congress and President Trump in the White House, many are wondering how the construction industry will be affected in 2017 and beyond.
President Trump has announced plans to address two key areas that will certainly affect construction: infrastructure and real estate.
“We will rebuild our infrastructure, which will become second to none,” said President Trump in his election night victory speech. He echoed this sentiment in his inaugural address. “We will build new roads, and highways, and [Read more…] about How Could President Trump Affect Construction in 2017 and Beyond?