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Sustainable Value

Premier contractors operate on principles that produce sustainable value, consistent quality and high return on investment.  Many lesser-quality contractors skirt the law, limit compensation and eliminate benefits, safety and training programs in order to hit the low cost bid.  How do construction leaders communicate their superior value so owners and developers can avoid the risks and hidden costs associated with second-rate contractors?

Often low price wins the job, but does it deliver best value and return on investment?

In the midst of an acute labor shortage on the Gulf Coast and after the passage of an immigration crackdown in Texas that’s already creating challenges for recruitment in...
September 29, 2017
The McKinsey team posed the question: “Why do so many large projects continue to fall short of expectations despite so much global experience, learning, discussion, and...
September 19, 2017
Among the most positive things that can be said of any person is “He or she has good character.” It means the individual is reliable, honest, a person of his or her word. You can...
September 15, 2017
With a massive rebuilding effort set to get underway, the need is greater than ever for an alternative to deportations and a wall meant to keep out many of the very people who...
September 08, 2017
A number of companies are in the process of finding interim space. Many companies have been forced out of the buildings and are making plans for their employees to work from home...
September 07, 2017
A first in Texas effort is underway in the Houston area to offer a new electrician apprenticeship program for high school students in the Spring Branch Independent School District.
August 23, 2017
This is the third and final installment in our discussion of succession, an important and relevant topic, because over the next three to five years, the majority of construction...
August 18, 2017
Members of ABC gathered to recognize 2017 Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP) Award recipients. The STEP Program is a safety benchmarking and improvement tool that helps...
August 11, 2017
The Construction Career Collaborative, or C3, has grown by leaps and bounds over the last year as a business alliance of owners, contractors and specialty contractors advocating...
August 09, 2017