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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?
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February 23, 2017
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February 21, 2017
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February 20, 2017
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February 17, 2017
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February 16, 2017
The following article originally appeared in the February 2017 newsletter to clients of Kiley Advisors, now a part of FMI Corporation.  Reprinted with permission.Milestone...
February 14, 2017
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February 10, 2017
Through their various trade associations, construction executives from all over Texas are letting state lawmakers know what they think about issues that impact the industry. The...
February 07, 2017