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By: Mary Scott Nabers
August 14th, 2019

Transportation infrastructure will stimulate the U.S. economy significantly over the next few years. Hundreds of large projects have been announced; so many in fact, it should be possible for almost every type of contracting firm to find attractive opportunities.

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By: Kendall Jones
July 24th, 2019

General contractors find work in several ways: open bidding, negotiated contracts, submitting proposals, design-build contracts, etc. Regardless of the solicitation method, they all have one thing in common, the general contractor will need to subcontract out some, or all, of the work to trade contractors and other vendors.

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By: Kendall Jones
July 22nd, 2019

General contractors find work in several ways: open bidding, negotiated contracts, submitting proposals, design-build contracts, etc. Regardless of the solicitation method, they all have one thing in common, the general contractor will need to subcontract out some, or all, of the work to trade contractors and other vendors.

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By: Kendall Jones
July 19th, 2019

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. With a majority of economists predicting another recession hitting sometime in 2020, it’s understandable that construction business owners aren’t looking forward to another economic downturn.

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By: Kendall Jones
July 19th, 2019

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. With a majority of economists predicting another recession hitting sometime in 2020, it’s understandable that construction business owners aren’t looking forward to another economic downturn.

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By: Kendall Jones
June 12th, 2019

The construction industry has gotten a bad rap for being notoriously slow at adopting new technology. Despite the proliferation of new tech that has hit the market in the last decade, many construction firms continue to underinvest in technology. Being unwilling to embrace the industry’s current tech revolution is no longer a sustainable business model for construction firms.