Effective Time Management Tips for Every Construction Project
Effective time management can make or break any construction business. After all, time is quite literally what construction projects are made of. Unfortunately, time management in construction is not always kind. Delays can send a project into hostile territory, cause friction
Project Manager vs. Construction Manager: What’s the Difference?
Many people wonder what the difference is between a construction manager and a project manager. While some use these phrases interchangeably, there’s actually a significant difference between the two roles. This article will highlight the similarities and differences existing between each
How Do I Know When I Am Working With a Good General Contractor?
Too often professionals in skilled trades can talk circles around you in a fog of uneasy-sounding intelligence, when really, they are not performing. They use fancy words to get out of answering your real questions. Paired with the fact that
What Benefits Come from Building with a General Contractor?
It is very easy initially to try to "go it alone" for construction projects; but once the grind of a project day in and day out takes over, owners often want to get professional help with years of expertise to
Superman and Construction
If you can do it all, people just seem to lose interest. Take, for example, the most popular and well-known comic book character ever, Superman, who actually had to be reduced in power because he was simply no fun to
Design For Safety
The drive toward safety is a common mantra in the construction industry, fueled by poor working conditions, horrific accidents, and mistakes of the past. But too often the refrain of “Safety is job #1” on a t-shirt and broadly-reaching employee
The Perfect Storm: The High Price of Steel in Construction
The powerful concoction that is driving steel prices up to record levels is a combination of global sluggishness in labor, materials, and transport; political jockeying and drama; future uncertainty; the long shadow of COVID-19; wholesale societal change; and fierce industrial
All For The Lowest Price
Business is an interesting ride, isn’t it? We are often strapping ourselves to volatile companies without knowing it, companies who are just trying to do the minimum amount possible after winning the job at your maximum allowable price. This strapping
How to Monetize Your Work
90% of small businesses fail. It is evident from this statistic that many people are trying to monetize what they do best. All the promise of success, the hard work it takes to get there, the good fortune of external,
The Challenge of Business in the Digital Age
Never before in the history of mankind has business been so fast-paced, has a customer been so empowered, and success in business so complex. This is not hyperbole; it is fact.