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Reshaping the Industry

Three actions are necessary to build a thriving, profitable and durable construction industry:

  • Acceptance.  Recognize current situations and challenges and accept they are real.
  • Leadership.  Embrace core values and principles as innovators and leaders.
  • Solutions.  Collaborate among owners, contractors and workforce for solutions.
What challenges is the construction industry facing?  What principles, like sustainable value and social responsibility, should industry leaders embrace?  Where will the solutions come from?
The producer price index (PPI) for final demand in March, not seasonally adjusted, rose 0.5% from February and 3.0% year-over-year (y/y) from March 2017, the Bureau of Labor...
April 16, 2018
After many hours of hard work, it appears the discussions surrounding the principles of the Construction Career Collaborative (C3) have successfully shifted to the equally hard...
April 10, 2018
Nonfarm payroll employment in March increased by 103,000, seasonally adjusted, from February and by 2,261,000 (1.5%) year-over-year (y/y) since March 2017, the Bureau of Labor...
April 10, 2018
Disney World in Orlando might seem to be a strange place for a conversation about Workers' Compensation in Texas, but it was the right setting for a recent conversation I had with...
April 09, 2018
Construction spending totaled $1.273 trillion at a seasonally adjusted annual rate in February, up 0.1% from the upwardly revised January rate and up 3.0% from February 2017, the...
April 03, 2018
Discovering meaningful data can be powerful and provocative. Gaining access to The Perryman Group’s projections for the Greater Houston Partnership (GHP) and the traditional FMI “...
March 30, 2018
The top 25 best jobs in the United States include nine careers in the construction industry, according to the career site Indeed.com. Commercial Project Manager was...
March 29, 2018
Larry Johnson, Roofing Operations Manager at Chamberlin Roofing and Waterproofing, has been in the business for 40 years, and is a “real whiz” at controlling costs for Chamberlin’...
March 28, 2018
Seasonally adjusted construction employment rose in 35 states and the District of Columbia year-over-year (y/y) from February 2017 to February 2018,...
March 27, 2018