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If human beings are nothing else, we are adaptable creatures. The unfamiliar can be overwhelming and new processes almost always ignite some pushback. I’m sure in the beginning, the thought of using a 3D printer to produce sustainable construction materials had a crowd of folks scratching their heads. But while ...

Posted: November 28, 2022, 6:06 pm

What is a Construction Contract  

While talking about construction contracts and their importance may seem like a repetitive topic, it is one of the most important aspects when considering the construction industry and the success of key players. A construction contract is the method by which terms, condition...

Posted: November 9, 2022, 3:50 pm

The labor shortage in construction is something contractors have dealt with for decades. The pandemic certainly exaggerated the impact of shortages, but there were fewer and fewer recruits even before the Great Recession. With an aging labor force and a huge demand for labor, the shortage has reached an all-time...

Posted: October 25, 2022, 11:55 am

We’ve compiled the list of Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for Construction for fiscal year 2022 (October 2021 through September 2022).

Posted: October 13, 2022, 7:24 am
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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!