iSqFt Blog & News

What's New On Our Blog

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

iSqFt CMD merged

iSqFt and CMD Announce Agreement to Merge

iSqFt and CMD Group (formerly Reed Construction Data) announced their merger today.

BIM in Construction

BIM in Construction: Part 1 – The Good

Good or bad, BIM is here to stay and already changing the construction process. Here are the pros for contractors and manufacturers.

Robots in the Construction Industry

Man vs. Machine: Robots in the Construction Industry

Since the industrial revolution, man has been benefiting from machines, but with the increasing use of robots, are we becoming irrelevant?

iSqFt 2015 Constructech 50

iSqFt Named to 2015 Constructech 50 List

iSqFt has been named to the 2015 Constructech 50 list, as a top technology powerhouse dominating the construction landscape.

Managing Millennials in Construction

The Construction Pro’s Guide to Managing Millennials

Baby Boomers are leaving but Millennials aren’t taking their place. Here are some practical ways for any construction business to adjust.

iSqFt at AGC IT Conference

iSqFt at AGC IT Forum Conference

iSqFt will be hosting a lunch at the AGC IT Forum Conference in Chicago.,at 12:15 PM on Thursday, July 30, 2015.

AIA 2015 National Convention

AIA 2015 National Convention

We made a list of the most interesting, insightful, and (a little) irreverent tweets from the AIA 2015 National Convention…

New iSqFt + BidClerk Enterprise Launched at AIA

On May 14 at the AIA Convention in Atlanta, iSqFt and BidClerk announced the launch of their new platform for Building Product Manufacturers.

One Fine (Some)Day: Women in Architecture

One Fine (Some)Day: Women in Architecture

Architecture is a male-dominated profession, but can we change that? Let’s start with Hollywood stereotypes and “starchitects.”

American Institute of Architects National Convention

Who Knew?…Architecture Edition

In honor of next week’s American Institute of Architects National Convention, here are 11 fun facts about architects and architecture.