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The vertical bars in Graph 1 tell the story of housing starts in the United States. The monthly numbers of actual groundbreakings in units are seasonally adjusted at an annual rate (SAAR). ‘Annualized’ means they are projected from a single month to 12 months.Posted: November 29, 2021, 9:07 pm
U.S. Retail Sales take Exuberant Route
There are a lot of explanations for why souped-up inflation has become so troubling in recent months. Heading the list is supply shortages.Posted: November 29, 2021, 2:14 pm
Due to its complexity, much of the subject matter concerning the economy requires detailed editorial commentary, often supported by relevant tables and graphs.Posted: November 29, 2021, 2:08 pm
Cash flow is the lifeblood of any commercial construction project. Being able to effectively manage cash flows on projects and throughout the year can be the difference between the success and failure of your business.Posted: November 23, 2021, 5:01 pm
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 […]
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.
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, […]
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 […]
iSqFt Training & Development Manager Ken Y. shares his advice for entrepreneurs: There’s more to business than finding work and managing projects.
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 […]
From solid reference books to modern classics and everything in between, we’ve collected our top 10 favorite commercial construction books.
The construction industry takes passion. Here are 9 quotes on construction to inspire you and 2 more to make you laugh.
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 […]
We’ve compiled a list of our top 20 construction books for children. Check them out now!