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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.

Owners, developers and contractors have a new critical issue to add to their list of concerns about the hiring of illegal labor on their projects – human trafficking victims.We...
June 23, 2011
Daniel W. Rasmus, blogger for the online magazine Fast Company, is focused on the uncertainties that companies will face.  Our companies.  Our industry.  Our...
June 13, 2011
According to the latest industry figures from the Associated General Contractors Association (AGC):“The construction industry added 5,000 jobs in April while the industry’s...
May 27, 2011
2011 has begun with more optimism, for sure.  It is supported by some encouraging facts and activities involving Houston’s energy companies, the real estate community,...
May 26, 2011
In the Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) process, one core idea is that there is shared risk and responsibility for the delivery of the project.  This has made it difficult...
May 24, 2011
The use of the Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) process is growing a slow rate around the country, possibly because of the requirement for shared risks and rewards and the form...
May 04, 2011
Texas based commercial contractor SpawGlass is not only changing CEOs at the end of this year, but according to Mobile Enterprise, the firm has deployed Motion Computing’s Motion...
May 03, 2011
Today was Tax Day for millions of Americans, but not for some in our industry.  The current situation with our broken immigration system and the smuggling of workers into the...
April 18, 2011