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The goal is clear, win the bid. The road toward this goal is full of twists and turns and may include a detour or two and it begins with an estimate. As a construction cost estimator, the ability to pivot and adjust to unexpected changes is a necessary skill.

Posted: May 20, 2022, 1:00 pm

Labor shortages are one of the major issues the construction industry is struggling to overcome. For many construction firms, keeping their workforce fully staffed is their biggest challenge. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in March 2022, there were 396,000 job openings in the construction industry, ...

Posted: May 13, 2022, 3:43 pm

In construction, late payments are common, and it takes considerably longer for construction businesses to get paid. For construction businesses, the average daily sales outstanding (DSO)—the time it takes to collect on invoices—is 60 days. The general DSO average across various business sectors in the United St...

Posted: May 9, 2022, 12:00 pm

Originally published on June 8, 2016. Last updated on April 29, 2022.

Let ConstructConnect provide you with a few construction site safety tips for workers and employers.

Posted: April 29, 2022, 6:04 pm
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iSqFt Named Best Construction Management Software of 2021 by SoftwareWorld

iSqFt by ConstructConnect was named one of the Best Construction Management Software products of 2021 by SoftwareWorld.    iSqFt earned distinct recognition as the “most trusted” and “most used” among the best construction management software. User satisfaction results determined SoftwareWorld performance rankings from more than 5,500 online reviews, ratings, and social media posts.    With industry-leading information […]

6 Ways to Level the Construction Bidding Playing Field

The bidding process can feel one-sided. You submit something. You never hear back. The bid goes into a black hole of project management and construction runaround.

Overcoming the Challenges of Winter Construction

Some may think construction companies shut down business in the cold winter months. Like the birds, they fly south to work in warmer climates. But this isn’t the case. Why? Because of budgetary planning, many decisions regarding construction projects are made in September, at the close of the second quarter. This peak decision-making time, however, […]

8 Tips To Building A Stellar Safety Program

8 Tips To Building A Stellar Construction Safety Program

Top Priority in Construction Business: Safety Ask any construction business owner, regardless of the size of their firm, what their top priority is and we’re guessing you’ll get the same response every time: worker safety. The real question owners should constantly be asking themselves is whether or not their safety program is robust enough to […]

Construction Advice For Entrepreneurs

iSqFt Training & Development Manager Ken Y. shares his advice for entrepreneurs: There’s more to business than finding work and managing projects.

10 Tips for Submitting Better Bids

Putting together a winning bid proposal, or even a competitive one, takes knowledge and skill. It’s a bit more complicated than just putting some numbers together and hoping for the best. Good bid preparation for general contractors requires a lot of time and effort and involves everything from reading and fully understanding the plans and […]

Top 10 Commercial Construction Books

Top 10 Commercial Construction Books

From solid reference books to modern classics and everything in between, we’ve collected our top 10 favorite commercial construction books.

9 Quotes on Construction to Inspire You

The construction industry takes passion. Here are 9 quotes on construction to inspire you and 2 more to make you laugh.

Effective Communication = Better Construction Management

Effective communication is vital to the successful completion of any construction project. Good communication can improve teamwork and lead to better project collaboration. Poor communication can result in misunderstandings, delays and issues down the road. Better Construction Management With Communication Communication is simply the exchange of information in order to convey a message and good […]

Top 20 Construction Books for Children

We’ve compiled a list of our top 20 construction books for children. Check them out now!