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Signals and Signposts

The current and future economy, trends in design and construction, political influence – sometimes we have something to say about topics which may be signs of things to come.

We reported last October that the cost of Drywall was due for another spike this year. That one is coming on top of a large spike in 2012 in the middle of one of the largest...
January 30, 2013
We’ve written and talked about the upcoming worker shortages in skilled trades, managers and estimators in the construction industry, but we have not written about the skills that...
January 22, 2013
Click this link to view the entire Kiley Fall Briefing content, including video, presentation materials, and more: Kiley Advisors 2012 Fall BriefingPat Kiley, respected...
January 17, 2013
The Kiley Advisors 2012 Fall Briefing kicked off with a tribute to Texas Medical Center President and CEO Dr. Richard Wainerdi.  Stan Marek, President and CEO of the Marek...
January 17, 2013
At the Kiley Advisors 2012 Fall Briefing, Dan Bellow offered up a comprehensive economic outlook for the Houston construction executives in attendance.“In Houston, we’re getting...
January 17, 2013
Kiley Advisors 2012 Fall Briefing attendees received a comprehensive update on what's happening in construction from Pat Kiley himself and the co-founder of his firm, Candace...
January 17, 2013
Kiley Advisors 2012 Fall Briefing wrapped up with Joe Synan challenging executives on how to keep their companies in balance using “The McKinsey 7”.  The seven S's are...
January 17, 2013
Pat Kiley’s closing remarks:“Our purpose this morning was simply to say that I think we are on the cusp of change; that we can break our strategic mindset of “just surviving” to...
January 17, 2013
We're not completely out of the woods, but a survey of Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) members shows they're confident that 2013 will be a better year than 2012....
January 16, 2013