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Kendall Jones

Kendall Jones is the Editor in Chief at ConstructConnect. He has been writing about the construction industry for years, covering a wide range of topics from safety and technology to industry news and operating insights.

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Industry News | COVID-19

By: Kendall Jones
April 1st, 2020

It’s been 12 days since the World Health Organization (WHO) proclaimed the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. In the U.S. as of March 23, there have been approximately 38,500 cases and over 400 deaths due to the virus. That’s more than double the 18,170 confirmed cases (241 deaths) being reported less than three days ago.

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Industry News | COVID-19

By: Kendall Jones
April 1st, 2020

Is construction essential during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? It’s a question that has popped up almost daily as more states and municipalities issue “stay at home” or “shelter in place” orders. The states of Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, and Washington along with cities like Boston, Austin, and San Francisco have shut down almost all construction projects within their borders.

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Construction Bidding

By: Kendall Jones
March 30th, 2020

Listed below are ConstructConnect’s Hot Commercial Construction Projects for the week of March 23 - 27, 2020. Our Hot Projects showcases three currently bidding or sub-bidding projects from all 50 states and the District of Columbia pulled from our extensive database of construction leads.

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Industry News | COVID-19

By: Kendall Jones
March 27th, 2020

It’s Day 17 of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and things have gone from really bad to really, really, terribly, horribly worse. Since the World Health Organization (WHO) proclaimed the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, the total number of cases worldwide has skyrocketed from 126,214 (4,628 deaths) to 530,000+ (24,000+ deaths). In the U.S., that number of cases since March 11 has jumped from 1,301 cases (38 deaths) to over 85,000 reported cases and more than 1,300 dead.

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Blog Posts | Operating Insights | COVID-19

By: Kendall Jones
March 27th, 2020

The construction industry really took it on the chin during the Great Recession. The number of construction firms fell by nearly 150,000 between 2007 and 2013 and over 2.3 million jobs were lost due to layoffs, early retirement, and workers leaving for greener pastures. Federal Reserve Chairman, Jerome Powell, recently said we may already be in a recession due to the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Construction Bidding

By: Kendall Jones
March 23rd, 2020

Listed below are ConstructConnect’s Hot Commercial Construction Projects for the week of March 16 - 20, 2020. Our Hot Projects showcases three currently bidding or sub-bidding projects from all 50 states and the District of Columbia pulled from our extensive database of construction leads.

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