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According to the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), more people than ever are choosing to work in the construction industry. In fact, the AGC has found that construction employment is at a 10-year high, with more than 280,000 new jobs added in the past year alone. While the popularity of working on construc...Posted: December 12, 2018, 2:00 pm
Listed below are ConstructConnect’s Hot Commercial Construction Projects for the week of December 3 – 7, 2018. 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 Aldi #95 / Gadsden Loc...Posted: December 10, 2018, 2:00 pm
There was a dramatic reversal in fortune on the jobs front between the U.S. and Canada in November. It wasn’t that the U.S. number from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) was so bad. At +155,000, it slowed from +237,000 the month before, but it was still a solid increase. Rather, it was that Canada […]
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Most websites are ineffective. This is true in all industries. Unfortunately, I see it more often in the construction industry because many still mistakenly believe that it doesn’t matter. Sure, you can get by with an ineffective website, but the fact is that an effective one gives you a powerful advantage over competito...Posted: December 7, 2018, 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…
In his 30-year career, Phil Hoey has held executive-level positions at NBC, AOL, GE Capital, Epsilon, LexisNexis, and SourceLink.
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