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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?

Outside of the Owner, there is no more crucial entity to craft workforce development in the construction industry than the General Contractor. One could make the argument that the...
The following article was authored by Norman Adams, President of Adams Insurance Service and Co-founder of Texans for Sensible Immigration Policy.One of my favorite ...
Yesterday, Vaughn Construction broke ground on the University of Houston's new medical school facility. While this is huge news for UH, the Houston region and the Texas...
Over the last few months, Chuck and I have shared with you the amazing progress we have seen some companies make on their craft training program creation. Most of these companies...
Reducing waste and inefficiency in buildings might sound like a huge, abstract goal for property owners, designers and architects. What they may not know, however, is that there...
This week, Associated Builders and Contractors announced the winners of its annual awards for best construction projects, safety performance, diversity initiatives and the...
During these trying times created by the COVID-19 virus, it struck me just how important the construction industry is, and specifically the craft workers that build our structures...
As businesses across our region and the globe continue to respond to the COVID-19 crisis, the Partnership is launching the Greater Houston Business Recovery Center (GHBRC) to help...
On March 11, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a final rule, officially titled Apprenticeship Programs, Labor Standards for Registration, Amendment of Regulations, which...