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The construction industry can be volatile and unpredictable at the best of times. With the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe, construction work is taking a hard hit. Projects are getting delayed and even canceled as regions open and close to try to slow the virus's spread.

Posted: August 12, 2020, 12:31 pm

Canada’s Jobs ‘Claw-Back’ Ratio Now Exceeds 50%

In July, the total number of jobs in Canada rose by 419,000, according to Statistics Canada, bringing the cumulative figure for the latest three months to +1.661 million. June’s number was +952,000 and May’s, +290,000.

Posted: August 10, 2020, 7:02 pm

A Faint Echo of Normalcy in Hospitality Sales?

In the U.S., retail and food services sales are combined in a single monthly report from the Census Bureau. Also, the data is relatively current. Latest results are for June 2020.

Posted: August 10, 2020, 3:18 pm

Listed below are ConstructConnect’s Hot Commercial Construction Projects for the week of August 3 - 7, 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.

Posted: August 10, 2020, 12:45 pm
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iSqFt Renews Relationship with AGC of America

In recent interviews Dave Conway, President and CEO of iSqFt, and Steve Sandherr, CEO of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America, announced that the two enterprises have renewed their relationship into 2012. “This is our third renewal in the past ten years,” says Dave Conway. “We’re pleased to be able to offer thousands of […]

iSqFt a Finalist in Best Places to Work for Third Year

For the third consecutive year, iSqFt/Construction Software Technologies is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as a finalist for the Business Courier Best Places to Work awards.

iSqFt Announces Strategic Alliance with San Antonio AGC

Cincinnati, OH—iSqFt, the construction industry’s leading preconstruction software and service provider, has announced a strategic partnership with the San Antonio Chapter of the Associated General Contractors, or AGC. This announcement further strengthens ties with the national AGC group, which formed an exclusive relationship with iSqFt in March of 2001. The new agreement with iSqFt offers […]

Customer Experience Now a Busy Two-way Street

Back in the old days, when a majority of companies actually made things, customer relations could be something of an afterthought. Product development, production, sales and distribution—those were the hubs of corporate activity, profit generation and career advancement. Often, the all-but-forgotten folks in customer relations did little more than send form letters, refund checks and make-good coupons […]

Blue Ash Firm Touted as Third Frontier Success

By James Pilcher (jpilcher@enquirer.com) BLUE ASH, Ohio—Gov. Ted Strickland Friday used a local construction software services company as an example of why voters should approve the extension of the state’s technology and job creation Third Frontier program next month. “We all know that Ohio needs jobs right now, and this is the tangible solution to […]

iSqFt Recognized as a HOT Product of 2010

Construction Executive iSqFt Helps Contractors Find Work and Increase Efficiency in Today’s Economy Network Connects Thousands of Construction Professionals, Assists GCs in Sourcing Vendors, Helps Subs to Find Jobs and Provides a Marketplace for Suppliers and Manufacturers These are challenging times for businesses nationwide and perhaps no industry has been hit harder than construction. “In […]

Construction Software Technologies Firm Makes Moves

Tulsa Business Journal A pre-construction service company, iSqFt, announce staffing changes in Oklahoma. The company recently acquired Tulsa-based Bid News Construction Reports LLC. The company hired Richard Knapp as director of General Contractor Sales. Knapp’s experience in the commercial construction industry includes founding and operating a general contracting company that specialized in negotiated design builds […]

Firm Streamlines Costs for Builders

by James Pilcher (jpilcher@enquirer.com) It sounds like an oxymoron in this recession: a successful company catering to the battered construction industry. But for fast-growing iSqFt in Blue Ash, the description is apt. “What you typically see in the construction industry historically is that when times are tough, contractors did not invest in technology,” says Dave Conway, […]

iSqFt Acquires Technology and Key Assets of Plan Express Inc.

Building Design and Construction Today iSqFt, the nation’s leading online preconstruction network, announced it has purchased the technology and key assets of Plan Express, Inc., a partner document-sharing network. Like iSqFt, Plan Express follows a software-as-service business model, providing a Web-based service that takes advantage of a nationwide network of reprographers, making it a two-click […]

iSqFt®/Bid News Continues to Grow in Oklahoma

iSqFt, a preconstruction services company, in a follow-up to its recent acquisition of Tulsa-based Bid News Construction Reports, LLC, is pleased to announce several staffing changes in Oklahoma.