Posts Tagged 'construction management'

What’s Really Happening on your Projects? How much time do you spend on your jobsites? Running a construction company these days is often a 12 hour a day, 7 days a week job that’s filled with stress – especially when you have other people depending on you for their jobs. But even though you might be extremely busy, don’t forget what... More
Posted by admin on Feb 18, 2012

Look It Up: Construction Books to Add to your Office Seasoned construction professionals like to think there’s little they haven’t seen over the course of a long career. However, the truth is that one of the things that make a career in construction so much fun is that you have the opportunity to learn something new almost every day. There always... More
Posted by admin on Jan 31, 2012

The Inspector isn’t Always Right Few things are as frustrating in the construction industry as having a building or home come to a screeching halt due to a failed county or city inspection. Whether you’re hoping to close in the framing with sheetrock or looking for permission for the owner to occupy the structure, just about... More
Posted by admin on Dec 21, 2011

Regardless of the type of construction related company you happen to have, the chances are pretty good – in fact probably 100 percent – that you are going to be dealing with some sort of architectural services on a regular basis. If you’re a general contractor, you may encounter an architect... More
Posted by admin on Oct 11, 2011

If you haven’t been there yet, it might be time to check out our updated Contractor Resources Page.   We have added a lot of valuable resources that could help your business with everything from business leads, to management software, or even licenses.   We are starting to build, what we... More
Posted by admin on Oct 05, 2011

A Niche Can Help You Survive Challenging Times If you’ve been involved in the construction industry for any length of time, you know it’s a career field full of peaks and valleys. This particular valley is quite a bit worse than most and it may take a while to climb a peak again, but the valleys of 1980-1982 and 1989-1991 weren’t exactly... More
Posted by admin on Aug 08, 2011

Don’t be a Luddite: Use Technology to Cut Costs It never fails to amaze me the number of small to mid-sized construction related companies that still don’t use computers to conduct their day to day operations. I attribute it to three reasons I’ve often heard mentioned by small company owners in the industry – they have a fear of a... More
Posted by admin on Aug 04, 2011

How to Lose $3 Million In a Year Sounds like an uplifting story doesn’t it?  We all know the economy sucks right now, but there are a lot of companies that haven’t been able to weather the storm, so consider yourself lucky if you are still in the game.  One fact that most people don’t know about ME is that,... More
Posted by admin on Nov 18, 2010

Effective Time Management- Reduce Wasted Time and Costs Ready, set, plan. The most experienced contractors plan their week by the days, and usually repeat the same drill every week.  In other words, put a daily routine together sets an efficiency standard.  Doing office work and calling on clients on Monday suits some contractors; others may reverse... More
Posted by admin on Nov 02, 2010

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