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Construction spending in various type-of structure categories is driven by economic circumstances within specific industrial subsectors. For example, manufacturers set the pace in industrial construction. Good health in the leisure and hospitality sector provides the backing for new hotel and motel work. And jobs levels ...Posted: February 21, 2019, 9:37 pm
For an economist, it’s always a joy to have a vast history of data on a certain subject to study. Such is the case for Canadian housing starts at the national, provincial, and even city levels. Today’s article looks at annual new home groundbreakings, as calculated and published by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation...Posted: February 21, 2019, 9:25 pm
Currently, there are four U.S. large-population cities that are standouts for their strong labor markets – Austin, San Jose, Orlando, and Salt Lake City. This conclusion is based on rankings of the nation’s 51 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) with downtown plus suburban populations of a million or more each in two w...Posted: February 21, 2019, 9:23 pm
Listed below are ConstructConnect’s Hot Commercial Construction Projects for the week of February 11 – 15, 2019. 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. Alabama Harbor Freight Tools...Posted: February 18, 2019, 2:00 pm
Is your construction firm planning to increase headcount in 2016? That could prove to be a difficult task. According to a recent survey by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), 71 percent of firms indicated they plan to increase headcount this year. Unfortunately, 70 percent of firms reported having a hard time finding qualified […]
Chances are you’ve probably seen them hovering over a construction site, capturing photos and collecting data. Maybe your firm has even used them to do some surveying or to monitor progress on a job. We’re talking about drones, or more correctly unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), and construction firms are realizing the many benefits this technology […]
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 meet their commitment to protecting their […]
iSqFt and Assemble Systems Forge Partnership to Accelerate Use of BIM in Preconstruction Exclusive agreement offers unprecedented sharing of 3-D models between general contractors and subcontractors to reduce errors and time during bidding process January 26, 2016 CINCINNATI & HOUSTON– iSqFt and Assemble Systems today announced that they have agreed to a strategic partnership that […]
Recent merger provides customers the most comprehensive planning, bidding and post-bid information in the construction industry November 11, 2015 ATLANTA & CINCINNATI – CMD and iSqFt, will unveil their next generation offering, which marries CMD’s powerful Insight platform and iSqFt’s proprietary network and software during the Greenbuild Conference Nov. 18-20 in Washington D.C. The recent […]
Recently, iSqFt helped this Huntsville, AL, company expand its services to win a $300K project. Here’s the story…
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